In the second half of the 19th century, telegraphy was cutting edge technology—similar to today's cell phones and Internet. In accordance with their importance, the telegraph offices of the time were lavishly furnished.
Title: Photograph of the telegraph hall in the telegraph office of the Imperial Reichspost in Thorn
Creator: Bernhard Kruse (tätig 1880 - 1912)
Date Created: c. 1885
Location Created: Thorn, Westpreußen, Deutschland (heute Torun, Polen)