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: https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4256200#forum-post-60785267)
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Telegraph and electricity pole
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A Boston telegraph/electricity pole
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Submitted: Thursday, 19th April, 2018 11:29 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 4th July, 2008
Focal length: 25 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F10
ISO: 100
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