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Chairing Canning at Heart's Content

1866

Robert Charles Dudley

From the collection

Title

Chairing Canning at Heart's Content

Date

1866

Description

Watercolour drawing, 'Chairing Canning at Heart's Content' / Robert Dudley, painted on the 1866 Atlantic Telegraph Cable-laying expedition

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Location

Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

Category

Tww Comment

Samuel Canning, chief engineer at the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company, was responsible for making and laying the transatlantic telegraph cables of 1865 and 1866.

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