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Pouyer-Quertier

PC047.02.0850.02224 (RS145106)

Description

An image of the cableship Pouyer-Quertier.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1889-03-01
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 2224
GUSN
277442
Reference Code
PC047.02.0850.02224

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
cable ships
merchant vessels
Material Type
photographs

Comments

Name correction & more info #

AvatarPosted by Bill Burns on September 3, 2013
This is the cableship Pouyer-Quertier, named for the promoter of La Compagnie Française du Télégraphe de Paris à New York, which ran a submarine cable from France to Orleans on Cape Cod in 1879.

See my website: atlantic-cable.com for further details.

Re: Name correction & more info #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on January 31, 2014
Hello Mr. Burns,

Thank you for sharing this information and correcting the error in the title of the record. I have edited the record to show the correct title.

Many thanks,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England