Annunciator Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1830-1900

GUSN

GUSN-259312

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

Descriptive Terms

communication systems (mechanical and electrical systems)
glass (material)
electric wiring

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Fuller, Seth W. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1951.206AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)