Photograph, Radio Room, 1927
In this room, an oversized indoor loop radio antenna rests on the floor near the radio set. Early radios had bulky external components that many found unattractive—this may explain why the radio had a separate room in this fashionable Art Deco home of pianist Adèle Reifenberg.
It is credited
Courtesy of Smithsonian Libraries 2000-42-1 ILM-012.
Its dimensions are
H x W (unmatted): 17.8 × 24.1 cm (7 in. × 9 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The World of Radio.