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Design for Musaphonic Clock Radio in Blue

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Perspective for clock radio, featuring larger speaker enclosure on left hand side and smaller tuning and clock enclosure on right hand side. Speaker features a concave "v"-shaped grill with brass band surround and "Musaphonic" script at lower right. Tuning and volume knobs feature are white with brass inserts. Three clock control knobs in white. Clock hands in brass with blue insert.
Designer
Richard Arbib, American, 1917–1995
Client
General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA
Date
1958
Credit Line
Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post
Medium
Pastel, brush and gouache, watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on vellum
Type
appliances & tools
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1992-183-5
made in
New York, New York, USA