Telephone receiver

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
12 x 6 x 5 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Western Electric Company
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102624571

Independently invented several times in the mid 19th century, the first telephones--and the telephone service--were expensive. They were initially used more by businesses than in the home.