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

Object Type

Visual Communication T&E; Visual Communication Accessories

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1951.206AB

Places

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