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Aboard the Great Eastern.

Aboard the Great Eastern.
Members of the crew.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1743
Description: From 1865 until 1872 the 'Great Eastern' laid four telegraph cables under the Atlantic, and others to link Bombay and Aden. On the left of this photograph one of the huge buoys that were used to mark the position of submarine telegraph cables can be seen.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1873
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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