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136 years since the first telephone call

  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • On March 10, 1876 Alexander Graham Bell made the first successful bi-directional telephone call when he said those famous words, "Mr Watson, come here, I want to see you." and Thomas Watson answered. (Photo: Pages 40-1 of Alexander Graham Bell's unpublished laboratory notebook (1875-76), describing first successful experiment with the telephone.)
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • Alexander Graham Bell's Telephone Patent Drawing, 7 March 1876. Bell's telephone was the first apparatus to transmit human speech via machine. His work culminated in one of the most profitable and contested of all 19th-century patents.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • Alexander Graham Bell, his wife Mabel Gardiner Hubbard, and their daughters Elsie (left) and Marian.
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  • Portrait of Alexander Graham Bell.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • Professor Graham Bell's telephone showing :- 1 Transmitter 2 Receiver 3 Later form of long-distance telephone for office use 4 Portable telephone 5 Section of above 6 Telephone in use Original Publication: Illustrated London news - pub. 1872
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  • Birth place of the telephone, 109 Court St., Boston.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell (1847 - 1922) demonstrating his telephone at the Lyceum Hall in Salem, Massachusetts, 15th March 1877.
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  • A woman using a telephone. Original Artwork: The Graphic - pub. 1882
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  • 1883: A switch room in a London telephone exchange.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 1883: An illustration of a telephone exchange in London, first published in The Graphic.
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  • 1891: Speaking to Paris from London by telephone on the completion of the Anglo-French telephone line.
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  • circa 1900: Women switchboard operators at the Manchester Telephone Exchange.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • circa 1905: A view of a desk telephone capable of contacting ten extensions, as used around 1905.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • circa 1920: An old-fashioned candlestick telephone.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • circa 1925: A man dialling a number on a telephone at a Post Office in Zehlendorf near Berlin. The Post Office is the first in the area to have telephones capable of automatic connection.
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • March 28, 1925: A model of the new cast iron and wooden telephone box designed by Sir Gilbert Scott.
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  • 136 years since the first telephone call
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  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
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  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call
  • 136 years since the first telephone call