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Annunciator Box

1951.206AB (RS139509)

Description

Annunciator box with center panel of reverse painted glass and painted wood frame [A]. Separate back with attached electric wiring [B]. Rectangular box has a center glass panel with sixteen indicators. Each indicator is labeled with a Lyman room name painted in gold above a circular indicator slot.

Details

Maker
Fuller, Seth W. (Manufacturer)
Date
1830-1900
Inscriptions
"SETH W. FULLER, 22 MILK ST. BOSTON." (Gold paint)
"SO. WEST/CHAMBER" "S.E./CHAMBER" "LIBRARY/CHAMBER" "GARDEN/CHAMBER" "BOW/CHAMBER" "SEWING/ROOM" "BATH" "EAST/BATH" (Gold text)
"WEST/PARLOR" "DINING/ROOM" "E. PARLOR" "LIBRARY" "ALCOVE" "BOW/PARLOR" "WEST/CHAMBER" "NURSERY" (Gold text)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
electric wiring
glass (material)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E; Visual Communication Accessories
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
communication systems (mechanical and electrical systems)
electric wiring
glass (material)
Accession Number
1951.206AB
Credit Line
Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman
GUSN
259312

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