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The Atlantic Cable being carried ashore for connection at Heart's Content, Newfoundland, July 27, 1866, artist's impression.

Scanned by: 
Jia Ma, House Divided Project, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
11/10/2015
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, June 1, 2016.
Image type: 
engraving
Courtesy of: 
Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Original caption: 
The crews of the Atlantic Cable Fleet conveying the shore end of the cable to the station at Heart's Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, on Friday, July 27th.
Source citation: 

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 18, 1866, p. 344.