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Description

Heliograph or sun telegraph, invented by Sir Henry Mance, for long distance signalling, effective up to twenty miles, 1875

Museum reference

T.1885.102

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Heliograph

Production information

Mance, Henry Christopher, Sir, 1840 - 1926, Inventor
United Kingdom, EUROPE

Date

1875

Materials

Wood, Metal, Glass

Associations

Inventor: Mance, Henry Christopher, Sir, 1840 - 1926

On display

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Science And Technology, Communicate

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