Shrinking the world in seven chapters - the Telegraph

Challenge #38 in the Sevens series. Hosted by Dutch Newchurch.
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This is the fourth in the series: ‘Shrinking the world in seven stages’. Imagine you have been asked to provide one or two creative and inspirational illustrations for a series of lectures. This is on how the telegraph - the Victorian internet - facilitated international government and commerce. Possibilities include: - a landscape with telegraph cables. - telegram or telegraph offices. - a telegram delivery boy. - semaphore stations. - the technology of telegraphs and telegrams. - morse operators. (The whole series is here:
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Telegraph Wire Poles-5515
by vbuhay
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In the early days of telecommunications, these wires was the main method of transmitting and receiving long distance information. These poles became ubiquitous as far as you eyes can see.
Submitted: Thursday, 19th April, 2018 02:40 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 25th January, 2016
Focal length: 210 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 125
Notes: Hand Held, Manual Exposure, AFS, LR 2015.7
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