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Images Dated 6th April 2004

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New dial operated telephone system Featured 6 Apr 2004 Image

New dial operated telephone system

Series of three photographs showing a new automatic system of telephoning introduced in Britain in 1911. The movement of a dial operated electrical switches and magnets in the telephone exchange, a development which would eventually dispense with telephone girls

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Cambridge speaking to Harvard Featured 6 Apr 2004 Image

Cambridge speaking to Harvard

The Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, The Reverend G. A. Weekes, having a telephone conversation with the President of Harvard University. Shortly after the transatlantic telephone service between London and New York was inaugerated, the service was rolled out to other areas of Britain

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Postman circa. 1840 Featured 6 Apr 2004 Image

Postman circa. 1840

An early photograph of a postman, circa 1840 wearing a cape and top hat. Before postage stamps, he would have to collect payment for each individual letter and deliver post before the introduction of letterboxes

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