Smithsonian Collections

AD-65

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Circular green Bakelite housing with semi-circular station dial at top front above circular brown textile-covered speaker with three vertical metal rods as grille; three circular control knobs below speaker; two angled feet at base.
Designer
Wells Wintemute Coates, Canadian, 1895–1958
Manufacturer
E.K. Cole, Ltd., English, founded 1924
Date
Designed 1932; manufactured 1934
Credit Line
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Medium
Compression-molded Bakelite, chromium-plated metal, woven textile
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
2018-22-40
manufactured in
Southend, Essex, England