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1965

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Trimline Telephone, 1965

This is a Telephone. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and Donald M. Genaro and manufactured by Western Electric Manufacturing Company and made for Bell Telephone Company and firm: Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is molded plastic, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

8.5 x 23 x 7.6 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 3 in.)

Cite this object as

Trimline Telephone, 1965; Designed by Donald M. Genaro and Henry Dreyfuss; USA; molded plastic, electronic components; 8.5 x 23 x 7.6 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 3 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss Associates; 1991-115-1

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