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Hand telephone for coffin set

Maker:
Bell Telephone Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
Hand Telephone
telephone
hand telephone
Date made:
1877
Credit Line:
from Charles C. Bedlow
ID Number:
EM.298970
Catalog number:
298970
Accession number:
60955
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1197047

Hand telephone for coffin set

Maker:
Bell Telephone Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
telephone
hand telephone
Date made:
1877
Credit Line:
from Charles C. Bedlow
ID Number:
EM.298969
Accession number:
60955
Catalog number:
298969
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997281

telephone

Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 22.225 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
telephone
ID Number:
AF.59883-N(.087)
Catalog number:
59883-N(.087)
Accession number:
1977.0775
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1824909
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telephone

Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 10 1/2 in x 13 in; 7.62 cm x 26.67 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
telephone
ID Number:
AF.59883-N(.089)
Catalog number:
59883-N(.089)
Accession number:
1977.0775
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1824940
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Field Telephone

Manufacturer:
American Electric Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 24.5 cm x 9 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 5/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 7 11/16 in
Object Name:
telephone
Used:
Europe
Related event:
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Twentieth Century Fox
ID Number:
1985.0335.22
Catalog number:
1985.0335.22
Accession number:
1985.0335
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
ThinkFinity
Exhibition:
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1081464

Telephone part

Site Name:
Boy's School Dump  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Joseph K. Long III  Search this
Object Type:
Telephone
Place:
Holderness, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States, North America
Accession Date:
29 Apr 2002
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
2019510
USNM Number:
A570826-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8942544

Toy Telephone

Donor Name:
Bruce Hughes Fund  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Dr. Eugene I. Knez  Search this
Object Type:
Telephone
Place:
Sam Jong Dong Village (Samjeongdong), Kimhae District (Gimhae), Kyongsang-namdo (Gyeongsangnam-do), South Korea, Asia
Accession Date:
1977-Jul-05
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
328271
USNM Number:
E418676-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8450598
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Telephone

Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Telephone
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Dreyfuss
Accession Number:
1972-88-179-4
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-88-179-4

Telephone

Manufacturer:
L.M. Ericsson Company, founded 1876  Search this
Medium:
Metal, plastic
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Telephone
Manufactured in:
Belgium
Date:
ca. 1920
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund
Accession Number:
1994-73-1
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-73-1
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Telephone

Designer:
Bauhaus, German, 1919–1933  Search this
Manufacturer:
Telefonbau und Normalzeit GmbH, German, founded 1899  Search this
Medium:
Enameled and nickel-plated brass, molded Bakelite, woven textile (cord)
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Telephone
Manufactured in:
Frankfurt, Germany
Date:
1929
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2018-22-45
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2018-22-45

Telephone

Project Head:
AT&T  Search this
Design Director:
Donald M. Genaro, American, b. 1932  Search this
Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Firm:
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Molded plastic, plastics, metal, electronic components
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Telephone
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Dreyfuss
Accession Number:
1972-88-179-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-88-179-2
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Experimental acoustic telephone

Maker:
Farmer, Moses G.  Search this
Measurements:
resonator: 3 in x 9 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 23.495 cm
tube: 12 in x 7 in x 2 in; 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Acoustic Telephone
telephone
acoustic telephone
Credit Line:
from Sarah J. Farmer
ID Number:
EM.181987
Catalog number:
181987
Accession number:
2015.0173
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703442

Theodore Olson's Telephone

Maker:
Nortel  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11.3 cm x 29 cm x 25 cm; 4 7/16 in x 11 7/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
Telephone
Date made:
1990s
ID Number:
2002.0060.01
Accession number:
2002.0060
Catalog number:
2002.0060.01
See more items in:
Political and Military History: September 11
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1004498
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Alexander Graham Bell's Large Box Telephone

Patentee:
Edison, Thomas A.  Search this
Inventor:
Bell, Alexander Graham  Search this
Blake, Jr., Francis  Search this
Maker:
Bell, Alexander Graham  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (parts material)
iron (magnet material)
brass (hardware material)
iron (diaphram material)
mica (insulator material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 19.05 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
telephone
box telephone
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Salem
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1876
Used in a demonstration:
1876
Subject:
Telephone  Search this
Magnet  Search this
Credit Line:
from American Telephone & Telegraph Company
ID Number:
EM.308214
Catalog number:
308214
Accession number:
70856
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
American Stories exhibit
Exhibition:
American Stories
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_704159
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Hand-held magneto telephone

Measurements:
handset: 6 in x 3 1/8 in; 15.24 cm x 7.9375 cm
backplate: 6 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 2 in; 16.51 cm x 13.97 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Telephone Set
telephone
hand telephone
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318304
Catalog number:
318304
Accession number:
232729
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712489

Porcelain funnel, telephone part

Site Name:
Boy's School Dump  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Joseph K. Long III  Search this
Length, Total:
4.45cm
Depth, Maximum:
6.3cm
Object Type:
Telephone
Place:
Holderness, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States, North America
Accession Date:
29 Apr 2002
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
2019510
USNM Number:
A570825-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8942543

Alexander Graham Bell Experimental Telephone

Maker:
Bell, Alexander G.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (base material)
brass (posts material)
tin (mouthpiece material)
brass (brackets material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 in x 11 in; 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
experimental telephone
telephone
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
ID Number:
EM.252599
Accession number:
49064
Catalog number:
252599
Patent number:
174465
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Artifact Walls exhibit
Communications
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_689864
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Design for Telephone Booth

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Client:
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Washington, DC, USA  Search this
Medium:
Chalk, graphite, color pencil on yellow tracing paper
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1950–60
Credit Line:
Gift of John Bruce
Accession Number:
1993-65-24
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-65-24
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Telephone Operators

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-12-14T18:28:32.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_r46zXIN3Nus

Telephone

Designer:
Nico Verbart, Dutch, b. 1953  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vlisco, (Helmond, Netherlands, founded 1846)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: 100% cotton Technique: wax-resist printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Manufactured in:
Netherlands
Date:
2004
Credit Line:
Gift of Vlisco
Accession Number:
2015-1-21
Restrictions & Rights:
© Vlisco Netherlands BV
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2015-1-21

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