Paul Julius Reuter Original Vanity Fair Print 1872
Original Lithograph of Baron Paul Julius Reuter with the caption at the bottom of the print: Telegrams
Paul Julius Freiherr von Reuter was a German-born, British entrepreneur who was a pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting. He was a reporter and media owner, and the founder of Reuters News Agency, which became part of the Thomson Reuters conglomerate in 2008.
He was actually born as Israel Beer Josaphat in Kassel, Germany, his father, Samuel Levi Josaphat, was a rabbi. His mother was Betty Sanders. In Göttingen, Reuter met Carl Friedrich Gauss, who was experimenting with the transmission of electrical signals via wire.
Published: 14-Dec-1872 Signed by: Unsigned . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.
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