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Title: Transatlantic Telephone Opening, 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.27495
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1927-01-07
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on January 7, 1927. Image of transatlantic telephone opening at American Telephone and Telegraph Company in New York City. Visible in image: group of men sitting in three rows around the end of a table, the central figure has a standing telephone, the rest of the men have head sets, three men stand in background, room has columns, wood paneling and draperies. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "27495 / 1/7/27 / 1626-3 / A T & T Co- 195 Bdway, City. / Mr. Wm. P. Banning, Room 2609 / TransAtlantic telephone opening".

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