Accession Number: 1984.187.31260.1
Title: Direct communications to France, AT&T, 1928
Overall Size: 8 x 10 in.
Date Created: 1928-03-28
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on March 28, 1928. Image of group of men having a direct communication via telephone with France. Visible in image: group of men sitting around a table wearing headsets, while the man in the center talks on the standing telephone, a map on the wall shows the transmission stations and cables linking New York and Paris and other European cities, an American and French flag hang on either side of the map. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on back: "31260 / Box 1783 / DIRECT COMMUNICATION TO FRANCE (AT+T CO.) 3/28/28".
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