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Title: Battery operated telephone, 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.27407
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1926-12-29
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on December 29, 1926. Image of telephone apparatus at 16th floor of 140 Nassau Street, New York City. Visible in image: telephone head sets connected to curcuit board and cylinder's connected to four Eveready batteries and wooden box with batteries or electronic device atop a wooden table. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "27407 / 12/29/26 / John C. Hogan, 41 Park Row, City / Photo of apparatus at 16th Floor of / 140 Nassau St, City / 1622-11".

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