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Title [New York Telephone Company display]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date April 7, 1964
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view at what appears to be a trade show or home show. One man and four women stand at a table with four princess style phones displayed; each of the women holds a receiver to her ear. Sign on the table: "TELEPHONES / COURTESY OF / NEW YORK TELEPHONE CO."
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The location is not noted, but it may be the ferry terminal in St. George, Staten Island. Note the tiled pier in the central background, and next to the pier a man is seated, reading a newspaper (as if waiting for a train or ferry).
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Subjects Interiors
Telephone companies
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4579
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2015.
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