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Telegraph: telegraph by Claude Chappe (1765-1805) in 1790



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Telegraph: telegraph by Claude Chappe (1765-1805) in 1790

XEE4141090 Telegraph: telegraph by Claude Chappe (1765-1805) in 1790. Anonymous illustration from 1925. Private collection. by Anonymous; Private Collection; (add.info.: Telegraph: telegraph by Claude Chappe (1765-1805) in 1790. Anonymous illustration from 1925. Private collection.); Stefano Bianchetti; out of copyright

Media ID 22479548

© Stefano Bianchetti / Bridgeman Images

Telegraph


16"x16" Premium Frame

Contemporary style Premium Wooden Frame with 10"x10" Print. Complete with 2" White Mat and 1.25" thick MDF frame. Printed on 260 gsm premium paper. Glazed with shatter proof UV coated acrylic glass. Backing is paper covered backing with rubber bumpers. Supplied ready to hang with a pre-installed sawtooth/wire hanger. Care Instructions: Spot clean with a damp cloth. Securely packaged in a clear plastic bag and envelope in a reinforced cardboard shipper

FSC Real Wood Frame and Double Mounted with White Conservation Mountboard - Professionally Made and Ready to Hang

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 40.6cm x 40.6cm (16" x 16")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


EDITORS COMMENTS
This photograph showcases a historical artifact that revolutionized communication in the late 18th century. The print captures Claude Chappe's ingenious creation, the Telegraph, dating back to 1790. With intricate details and precision, this anonymous illustration from 1925 beautifully depicts the telegraph in all its glory. The Telegraph was an innovative system of visual signaling that allowed messages to be transmitted across vast distances with remarkable speed. Consisting of a series of tall towers topped with mechanical arms, it enabled information to be relayed through a complex code of movements. This groundbreaking invention paved the way for long-distance communication and played a crucial role in shaping modern telecommunications. The monochrome tones add depth and character to this historic image, emphasizing the significance of Chappe's invention during his time. Preserved within a private collection, this print offers us a glimpse into an era where technology was rapidly evolving. Stefano Bianchetti skillfully captured this piece using engraving techniques, bringing out every minute detail while maintaining its timeless essence. As we admire this artwork today, let us reflect on how far we have come in our ability to communicate instantaneously across continents – thanks to visionaries like Claude Chappe who dared to dream beyond their time.

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