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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Internal workings of a 1924 Gamewell fire alarm box. These boxes were situated at street corners and when activated by a citizen would alert the fire department of a possible fire.
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Submitted: Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 16:44 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 22nd April, 2018
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 3/5 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
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