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Print, Voice with a Smile, Operators at a D.S.A. Switchboard

This is a Print. It was made for Bell Telephone Company. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is etching in black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Judson S. Bradley. It is credited Gift of Judson S. Bradley.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 17.6 × 14.8 cm (6 15/16 × 5 13/16 in.) Sheet: 31 × 25.2 cm (12 3/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite in margin, lower right: F. Castellon '54

Cite this object as

Print, Voice with a Smile, Operators at a D.S.A. Switchboard; Made for Bell Telephone Laboratories (United States); USA; etching in black ink on paper; Platemark: 17.6 × 14.8 cm (6 15/16 × 5 13/16 in.) Sheet: 31 × 25.2 cm (12 3/16 × 9 15/16 in.); Gift of Judson S. Bradley; 1954-142-1

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