Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection >> Head Office, Cable Station, Waterville, Co. Kerry [graphic]
Head Office, Cable Station, Waterville, Co. Kerry
|Main Creator:||French, Robert, 1841-1917 photographer|
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Valentia was the eastern terminal of the first transatlantic telegraph cable laid between Valentia Island and Hearts Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland in July 1866. The final cable was sent from Valentia in 1965 and the cable station closed.
Robert French was the chief photographer responsible for photographing three quarters of the Lawrence Collection. For more information, see the Dictionary of Irish Biography: http://dib.cambridge.org/viewReadPage.do?articleId=a3369
Physical description: 1 negative : glass ; 16.5 x 21.5 cm.
Geographic Coverage: Waterville, County Kerry, Province of Munster, Ireland.
Caption on glassplate reads: Head Office. Cable Station. Waterville. Co. Kerry. 8295. W. L.
|Contained in:||The Lawrence Photograph Collection|
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|L_ROY_08295||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
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