Accession Number: 1984.187.31625.1
Title: AT&T Transatlantic Telephone Rate Display, 1928
Overall Size: 8 x 10 in.
Date Created: 1928-05-10
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 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. Handwritten on back: "31625 BOX 1798 AT+T Co. 5/10/28".
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