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Trimline Telephone, 1968

This is a Telephone. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and project headed by Donald M. Genaro and made for Bell Telephone Laboratories and firm: Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated 1968 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is plastic, metal, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Body Odor and Sticky Feet.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

8 x 23.5 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Trimline Telephone, 1968; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; plastic, metal, electronic components; 8 x 23.5 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-179-1

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