Original Telephone Exchange Switch Board, AT&T Historical Room, New York City, 1930
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 20, 1930. Image of original telephone exchange switchboard in AT&T's Historical Room in New York City. Visible in image: four men posed, two of whom sit and hold the "ORIGINAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE SWITCH BOARD / PROPERTY OF E.T. HOLMES / DESIGNED AND USED BY HIM IN THE / FIRST TELEPHONE EXCHANGE / BOSTON, MAY, 1877.", other historical pictures, medallions and trophies can be seen in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “38485 / 6/20/30 / 2069-5 / A T & T Co-195 Broadway, City / Mr. W C Langdon, Room 2611-C Photo of group in Historical Room“.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection