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Photo- Laying cable in Town Cove
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Object ID 000026

Object Name Photo- Laying cable in Town Cove

Object Desc For more info including the inscription on verso please see Notes associated with this record

Collection French Cable Station Museum

Accession # IM.001.0019

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Category Photograph

Source Richard F Nichols

Source Category Gift

Accession Date APR 15,2020


Location Orlando Snow Box

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Date OCT 5,2022

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Notes Location changed to Orlando Snow Box from File - automatic entry by admin



Date APR 15,2020

Notes Inscripton on verso: "Town Cove. Laying cable from Sta. down cove. Cable Station was moved from No. Eastham in 1890 to Oreans, Cape Cod- Brest Cable laid June 1897. This cable may have been Cape Cod- New York Section" In another handwriting: " I thought it was St. Pierre cable" signed R. F. Nichols Richard F. Nichols was one of the founders of the Museum and served as the first President of the French Cable Museum, Orleans, MA