Telegrams

Title

Telegrams

Description

Telegraphic communication

Items in the Telegrams Collection

Western Union Cablegram<br />
Heading text printed in black. Discolouration at edge where evidence of previous binding is evident. Binder holes are also visible on LHS edge 5cm from top and 5cm from bottom of page. Typewriter used to write in main body of cablegram. "May 19 1923.…

Weather Telegram<br />
Brown telegraph paper. Top border of 1.5 cm. Below this are 6 pre-printed black ink text boxes containing pre-printed instructions on telegram sending. Brown telegram ticker tape strip with black print is stuck with adhesive to the body of the…

Early Telegraphy <br />
White sheet of paper. Printed border 4cm from LHS, 2cm from top, 2cm from bottom, 2cm from RHS. Text in black fountain pen. Space for 5 stamps. Stamps missing.

Telegraph Stamps<br />
White sheet of paper. Printed border 4cm from LHS, 2cm from top, 2cm from bottom, 2cm from RHS. Printed half way down LHS on edge of page vertically "Marini-Foglio ". Text in black fountain pen. Plastic window holders with black background and clear…

R.M.S. Corsican Newsletter
A4 sheet printed newsletter. " R.M.S. Corsican " printed on LHS. Blue framing print depicting Marconi tower on top LHS transmitting to ship in centre transmitting to Marconi tower on top RHS. Contained in polythene document pocket. 1.5 cm x 1 cm…

Telegram 1939 SS Cragpool from Jamaica
Telegram to friend of writer on board the SS Cragpool in 1939 from Kingston Jamaica. Telegram consists of two pages. Written in fountain pen on the printed page from the Marine Service. No foxing but page slightly crumpled from current storage.…

Telegram from SS Cragpool 1938
First page of a telegram from a son to his mother in 1938 from the SS Cragpool via the British Wireless Marine Service. Written in fountain pen on the printed page from the Marine Service. Missing second page of the transmission with identifiers and…