1922 Rotogravure Radio Set Wireless Telephoto Apparatus Edouard Belin Historic

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This is an original 1922 sepia rotogravure of a radio set connected with electric light current, and a telephoto apparatus invented by Edouard Belin of France, which allows photographs to be transmitted by telephone. The caption for the bottom image writes, "Its feasibility has been demonstrated by photographs thus transmitted between Chicago and New York, and also across the ocean. The possibilities involved in the invention are beyond calculation."

CONDITION

This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 14.75 inches; 24 x 37 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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