Scarce folding map of the World, colored to highlight the distribution of Colonies and their Colonial masters.
A note at the bottom identifies the 13 countries which were then "colonial powers."
At the bottom left, a list of 13 nations and 26 private companies which were then operating Submarine Telegraph Connections around the World. The lines of each are noted, along with a distance in miles.
A proposed US cable from San Francisco to Manila is also noted, traversing Hawaii.