Punch,  33 (1857), 38.

A Resource for Some Sovereigns



Reportage, Drollery


Telegraphy, Technology, Government

    Claims that on seeing the many miles of iron-wire cable at the office of the Atlantic Telegraph Company, the railway commissioner Frederick Peel wished the cable had been 'Red Tape'.

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