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History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network

The Atlantic Telegraph Schottisch

Written by Henry Kleber, published 1857, New York, New York, Firth, Pond & Co.

The cover of the sheet music has a number of references to the 1857 cable history; there are four clickable areas which will bring up larger images of each section of the illustration.

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Last revised: 30 November, 2008

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