Madison Square operator, 1918
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8x10 plate glass negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1915. Image of New York Telephone Company's PBX board. Visible in image: woman telephone operator at lone switchboard, sitting in chair in empty room. Written on original negative sleeve: "N.Y. Tel. Co. / Made / P.B.X. board / 40- position board / 40-line " / (Taken about 1915 (?)".
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