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Communications


Post and Letter Writing (incl.pneumatic despatch)

delivery times and postal regulations

envelopes (1) (2)

frequency of deliveries

General Post Office

handwriting

letter-boxes (1)

letters

Mulready envelopes;

parcels and freight

pens (1) (2)

pigeons

pneumatic despatch (1) (2)

post and letter writing in the 1830s

the postal system

'The Post-Office Horse'

stamps

typewriters

Telegraph / Wireless

'the comic telegraph'

description and history

early telegraphy

laying the Atlantic Cable

pictures by telegraph

Reuters

telegraph at home 

'telegraph instrument galleries'

telegraph offices

telegraph tapes and gambling

wireless telegraphy

women as telegraphists

Telephone and Speaking-Tube

description of telephones

demonstration of telephones

electrophone (1) (2 picture)

speaking-tubes