Professor Bell in Lyceum Hall, Salem, addressing a party of scientific men in Boston / From sketches by E.R. Morse.
Print shows the inventor Alexander Graham Bell demonstrating his experimental telephone, which had a connection between Salem and Boston, Massachusetts. Bell had given previous demonstrations in February 1877 a... more
President-elect Grover Cleveland holds a telephone receiver to his ear. Behind him on the wall is a portrait of President Chester A. Arthur captioned, "Pres. of U.S. till March 4, 1885."
"Here's a health to the mugwumps, who helped in the strife, and have made this the happiest day of my life!" / F. Opper.
Illustration shows Samuel J. Tilden sitting in a rocking chair, raising a glass of the "Elixir of Youth" over his head and holding a telephone receiver to his ear; hanging on the wall is a plaque that states "T... more
Illustration shows three men, Isham G. Harris, Augustus H. Garland, and Joseph E. Johnston holding hands and onto connectors attached to an electrical device operated by a figure labeled "Pan Electric Co." and ... more