Woman using standing phone, circa 1913
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, NY, New York
10 x 8 in.
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1913. Image of woman using standing telephone. Visible in image: older woman sitting at a table using a telephone, holding a "BALCH PRIC & Co. / BROOKLYN" catalogue in her lap, on the table are two, "Goodhousekeeping" books, "COLL.../ PHOTO.." magazine and an unidentified book, Eastlake furniture, tablecoverings, small painting or photograph on table and decorative carpet. This image is part of a series of images advertising the use of the telephone to make life easier by ordering items over the telephone. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Tel. / 4".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection