Direct communications to France, AT&T, 1928
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
8 x 10 in.
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. Typed on original negative sleeve: "31260 / 1783-2 / 3/28/28 / A T & T Co- 195 Bdway, City / Mr. Wm. P. Banning, Room 536 Photo of direct communication to / France".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection