Item Type: Wheatstone Papers
Full Description: A first edition of “Early Electrical Communication” by E A Marland, 1964. Publ by Abelard-Schuman Ltd, London – New York – Toronto. A good, well-illustrated summary of all developments from galvanic telegraphs to the Telephone. An ex-Library volume, with withdrawal stickers from Bradford Libraries. There are three chapters (4, 5 and 6) devoted to Cooke and Wheatstone, with many drawings and photographs. Central to the Cooke - Wheatstone dispute are the original first editions in the Collection of the pamphlets published by Cooke and by his family, pressing home Cooke’s claims to be the inventor of the telegraph: See these items at NC.1.2.1-001 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC10201-001.htm] and NC.1.2.1-025 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC10201-025.htm]
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 1.2.7-008
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