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Colour photograph of of a letter opener with a an 1894 calender and world map

Science Museum object 2004-162, Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map, made for the Eastern Telegraph Company, 1893–1894. Object is currently on display in cable section of the Information Age gallery at the Science Museum, London