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World Map Telegraph Lines of 1855 Vintage Poster

World Map of Telegraph Lines of 1855

World Map Telegraph Lines of 1855
by mapshoppe

A vintage world map showing the telegraph lines in operation, under contract, and contemplated, to complete the circuit of the globe/entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In the United States, the Morse/Vail telegraph was quickly deployed in the two decades following the first demonstration in 1844. Furthermore, the overland telegraph connected the west coast of the continent to the east coast by 24 October 1861, as a result bringing an end to the Pony Express.

From the 1850s until well into the 20th century, British submarine cable systems dominated the world system. This was set out as a formal strategic goal, which became known as the All Red Line.  However, in 1896, there were thirty cable laying ships in the world and twenty-four of them were owned by British companies. Because, in 1892, British companies owned and operated two-thirds of the world’s telegraph cables.

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Vintage Travel Food Postcards Liquor Advertisements

Vintage PostcardsVintage Travel Food Postcards Liquor Advertisements.  This is a small sample of our old postcard collection.  Vintage picture postcards have become a historical record of how things looked years ago. Therefore, they are a visual way to see the changes which have taken place in the present day. Because postcards document the natural landscape, buildings, gardens, parks, cemeteries, and tourist sites.

Old postcards were also used to commemorate major events, popular humor, and many other aspects of daily life. Transportation, entertainment, sports, work, religion, and advertising are popular postcards to collect. The postcards in this display are from the early 20th Century, they were used to promote travel, fine liquors, foods, and bicycles.

Today, collecting postcards is a widely spread hobby.    We have been collecting Vintage Travel Food Postcards for over thirty years.  Our collection numbers in the thousands of vintage postcards primarily of the United States and Europe.

We invite you to check out larger images of the postcards in our Zazzle Store collection.  You can then view the details of the fantastic artwork and the text is easier to read.

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Vintage Christmas Clipart and CD-Rom Clip Art Images

Vintage Christmas Clipart with CD
Vintage Christmas Clipart and CD-Rom Clip Art Images.
This book and CD-Rom contains illustrations from Christmas past. Recapture holiday spirit of the mid-twentieth century, the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and other historic periods. Bursting with nostalgic appeal, this book includes a CD-ROM collection of more than 360 images.  Further, the cd includes templates that make it easy to print and send 72 greeting cards and 20 postcards. Softcover Paperback Edition with CD-ROM.

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