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Ribbon pertaining to Cyrus Field

Object Number: 
INV.2871.1
Medium: 
cloth
Gallery Label: 
Retired businessman Cyrus Field (1819-1892) devoted himself to the development of an Atlantic cable to provide fast communication between Europe and the U.S. The cable of 1858 was only partially successful; a fully operational cable was in place by 1866.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group