John Watkins Brett, telegraph pioneer

John Watkins Brett, telegraph pioneer

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Caption: John Watkins Brett (1805-1863) English telegraph pioneer who, with his brother Jacob, founded the General Oceanic Electric Telegraph Company (1845). Engraving from Les Merveilles de la Science by Louis Figuier (Paris, c1870).

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