Post Office 746 telephone, 1967-1971

Made:
1967-1971 in Coventry
manufacturer:
General Electric Company Limited
746 telephone, grey. Whole object. Front view. Grey background. 746 telephone, grey. Whole object. Front view. Grey background.

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746 telephone, grey. Whole object. Front view. Grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

746 telephone, grey. Whole object. Front view. Grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Post Office 746 telephone, two-tone grey, made by General Electric Company Limited, Coventry, England, 1967-1971

Grandma's House by Danny Ladwa

Inspired by the rotary dial telephone, this audio piece draws on Danny Ladwa's memories of his grandmother's telephone. Commissioned for the Science Museum Group during the COVID-19 pandemic, this piece is part of a series of artworks which respond to telephone technologies in the Science Museum Group Collection and reflect on the recent rise in voice and video calls.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1971-271
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
telephone
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by the General Electric Company Limited