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Object Timeline

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1992

  • Work on this object began.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

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2017

  • You found it!

FuturePhone (Concept Model) Executive Communications Center, 1992

This is a Executive communications center. It was designed by Sandor F. Weisz and Michael A. Cousins and produced by Dictaphone Corporation and firm: Cousins Design. It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is plastic, wood, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Cousins Design and Dictaphone Corporation. It is credited Gift of Dictaphone Corporation and Cousins Design.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Model 302 Telephone, ca. 1937
  • cast and enamel-coated metal, steel, printed paper, rubber-sheathed cord.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-73-2

Its dimensions are

Overall for "a": 20.3 x 24.8 x 16.4 cm (8 x 9 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.) Overall for "b & c": 10.7 x 25.5 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

FuturePhone (Concept Model) Executive Communications Center, 1992; Designed by Sandor F. Weisz and Michael A. Cousins; USA; plastic, wood, metal; Overall for "a": 20.3 x 24.8 x 16.4 cm (8 x 9 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.) Overall for "b & c": 10.7 x 25.5 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.); Gift of Dictaphone Corporation and Cousins Design; 1996-11-1-a/h

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