Section of the First Transatlantic Cable with Certificate, 1858

Artifact

Transatlantic cable

Subject Date

1858

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

39.43.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Brass (Alloy)
Wood (Plant material)
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Brown
White (Color)

Dimensions

Length: 4 in  (cable)

Diameter: .75 in  (cable)

Height: 7.875 in  (framed certificate)

Width: 6 in  (framed certificate)

Length: .375 in  (framed certificate)

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