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Wood engraving "In der Zentral-Telegrafenstation zu Berlin" (In the central telegraph station for Berlin)

Georg Hiltl1863

Museum for Communication Berlin, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication

Museum for Communication Berlin, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication
Berlin, Germany

Within a few years, a dense telegraph network was being created in Germany that not only connected most cities but also extended across the entire European continent. The Prussian central telegraph office (Haupttelegrafenamt, HTA), located in Berlin on Französische Straße, was an important hub of activity. The wires of 26 lines converged here.

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  • Title: Wood engraving "In der Zentral-Telegrafenstation zu Berlin" (In the central telegraph station for Berlin)
  • Creator: Georg Hiltl (1826 - 1878)
  • Date Created: 1863
  • Location Created: Berlin, Deutschland
  • Rights: © Museumsstiftung Post und Telekommunikation
  • Material: Papier; Holzstich/Xylographie

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