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Telephone

Description

Box telephone consisting of a horseshoe magnet mounted horizontally on two blocks of wood, each with a coil of wire on a wooden spool on ends held parallel to a metal diaphragm

Museum reference

T.2002.134

Collection

Industry and Commerce : Communications

Object name

Telephone

Production information

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847 - 1922, Designer
USA, North America

Date

1877

Materials

Wood, Metal, Wire, Gutta percha

Exhibitions

  • Communicate (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/alexander-graham-bell

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 3 »
Science And Technology, Communicate

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