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Ribbons (3)

Object Number: 
INV.2871.1-.3
Medium: 
cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 9 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Group of 3 ribbons pertaining to Cyrus Field
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