Telephone System Model, 1912

Contributed by Telephone Museum


G. Herbert Whitney made this model to demonstrate how the telephone system worked for a public reception at Lewiston on Sept. 10, 1912. It was the first "open house" at the telephone office.

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  • Title: Telephone System Model, 1912
  • Creator: George Herbert Whitney
  • Creation Date: 1912-09-10
  • Subject Date: 1912-09-10
  • Locations:
    • Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
    • Ellsworth, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Bell-Independant
  • Collection: Larry Noddin Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Telephone Museum
166 Winkumpaugh Road, POB 1377, Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-9491

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