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Two illustrations of the Telegraph on Plow-Garlic Hill, near New Cross, Deptford

Two illustrations of the Telegraph on Plow-Garlic Hill, near New Cross, Deptford

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1825

Shelfmark: Add. MS 16945

Item number: f.86

Length: 31.8

Width: 22.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Two illustrations of the telegraph station established by the government on Plow Garlic Hill, today's Telegraph Hill, in 1795. The station formed the Admiralty's semaphore telegraph linking London to Deal, Dover and the Continent.

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