Item Type: Telegraphic Item
Full Description: An early Wheatstone Telegraph Indicator Housing, with silver plated plaque engraved “C Wheatstone Invt”, (Invt is a short form of the Latin ‘Invenit’). The fine mahogany housing has a rear door and two open panels to the sides. This item was recovered in the 1960s from the remnants of the Wheatstone Museum at King’s College, London. A contemporary engraving of a similar “Indicator” as used on the Great Western Railway is Item NC.1.2.1-023 in the Collection.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 1.2.1-026
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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