Telegraphy and Telephones
16 x 20 in (41 x 51 cm)
This Collection is a part of "The Growth of Industrial Art" printed in 1890 by the U.S. Patent Office. These tools and modes of production changed people's way of life as well as how they interacted with a rapidly changing world.
"The first telegraph erected in this country was on Long Island, by Harrison Gray Dyer, who used practical electricity, and dyed marks on chemically-prepared paper by means of electric sparks". excerpt from Telegraphy
"No invention was ever made which came into such general and universal use so rapidly as the telephone". -excerpt from Telephones
55 on one side, 56 on back side.
Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin