Short-wave radio transmitter, Radio Nurse

Short-wave radio transmitter, Radio Nurse
  • Title :     Short-wave radio transmitter, Radio Nurse
  • Artist:     Isamu Noguchi Designer Zenith Radio Corporation Manufacturer Chicago Molded Products Corporation Producer, Bakelite housing Kurz-Kasch, Inc. Producer, Bakelite housing Commander E. F. McDonald, Jr. Commissioner
  • Accession:     XX1990.662
  • Country:     United States Chicago Illinois
  • Date:     1937, design date 1937-1939, manufacture date
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/4 6-3/4 6, Centimeters 21.0 17.1 15.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Subject:     Industrial Design , Radio/TV , Communication , Technology
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.662.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design
Molded brown Bakelite electric short wave radio transmitter in form of human head; front has vented slots where face would be; dial is under chin; handle is under neck or hair area.