‘We live in an age of wonders…’
On 28 August 1850, the laying of the Channel Telegraph between Dover and Cap Gris Nez was finally completed.
Included below is a newspaper story – published in early September 1850 – that reports on this historic event.
We really enjoyed reading this particular report about the completion of the Channel Telegraph project, as it contains a terrific mix of technical detail with lyricism about the wonders of modern communication.
Carlisle Journal – Saturday 07 September 1850
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