Young child sitting on chair reading phonebook, circa 1912
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, NY, New York
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1912. Image of young child sitting on chair reading phonebook. Visible in image: young child sitting on chair in living room reading the phone book while the telephone is off the hook, good example of period furniture-arm chair, side table, and sofa, as well as curtains and wall hangings. Note: see also ANN1121 and ANN1634. This image is part of a series of negatives advertising the use of the telephone and how easy it is to use and how it makes life easier. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "102".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection