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1978

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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F78 Telephone

This is a telephone. It was designed by Henning Andreasen and manufactured by GNT Automatic A/S. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is plastic housing. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. Richard Grant. It is credited Gift of Dr. Richard Grant.

  • Freeplay Radio
  • molded plastic, metal.
  • Gift of Fran Smyth.
  • 1996-118-1

Its dimensions are

Overall: 7.8 x 22.4 x 15.5 cm (3 1/16 x 8 13/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

F78 Telephone; Designed by Henning Andreasen (Danish, b. 1923); Denmark; plastic housing; Overall: 7.8 x 22.4 x 15.5 cm (3 1/16 x 8 13/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Dr. Richard Grant; 1988-5-10

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