Telegraph sending station, artwork

Telegraph sending station, artwork

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Credit: BILDAGENTUR-ONLINE/TSCHANZ/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Telegraphy sending station, engraving from 1880. The operator is tapping out a message on an electric transmitter. Electric telegraphy was developed in the mid-19th century. Information was transmitted by wire or radio waves, using a set of coded signals such as the Morse code. Early receivers employed a stylus controlled by an electromagnet. The stylus imprinted code onto a strip of paper in response to the signal being transmitted.

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