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Title: AT&T Transatlantic Telephone Rate Display, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.31625
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1928-05-10
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 10, 1928. Image of AT&T Transatlantic Telephone Rate Display in New York. Visible in image: map of New England with focal point of Boston, towns are plotted out with "These Rates / are for / Three Minute Talks / When You Call by Number / FROM BOSTON", left fold of display shows: "LOWER RATES / for Transatlantic / TELEPHONE / SERVICE...." and the right fold displays: "DAY RATES/ for 3 Minute / Conversation" for United States. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "31625 / 5/10/28 / 1798-7 / A T & T Co-195 Bdway, City. / Miss F J Weber, Room 536 Copy of photo at studio".

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