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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Red and gray rectangular form with rounded corners and edges; horizontal opening at top for handle; telescoping antenna on left; function and control words on plastic face. At center, silver-colored folding hand crank, American Red Cross logo on right' pierced speaker below with volume and power control knobs on left and right; additiona control knobs on right side.
Designer
Dan Harden, American, b. 1959
Sam Benavidez, American, b. 1975
Whipsaw, Inc., American, founded 1999
Manufacturer
Etón Corporation, American, founded 1986
Date
2008
Credit Line
Gift of Whipsaw
Medium
Molded PC/ABS plastic, elastomer, metal
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Radio
Type
Radio
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
2011-11-1
designed in
USA
manufactured in
China