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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A Publisher Melbourne, Australia
Telephone Directory - Melbourne Telephone Exchange Company Limited, 1 Oct, 1883 Reg. No: ST 043601
- The Melbourne Telephone Exchange Directory of 1883. 64 Page listing of early Melbourne telephone numbers in alphabetical, numerical and occupational lists. Subscription rates listed on back cover of book. Includes advertisements for Edison Bell Telephones from W. H. Masters & Co., Mutual Life Company and other local firms. Contains pasted-in corrections. Printed by Mccarron, Bird and Company in Melbourne in 1883.
- Front cover is loose. Book is stapled together. Some foxing.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Science Museum (London), 1978
|Dimensions:||.5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 23 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||telephone directories, telephone exchanges, telephony|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Tertiary Classification:||reference materials|
|Inscriptions:||Text, front cover: 1st OCTOBER, 1883/EIIEA IITEPOOENTA/MELBOURNE/TELEPHONE EXCHANCE/COMPANY LIMITED/The Telephone secures Economy of Time, Money, and Energy/THE MELBOURNE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE IS NEVER CLOSED.|
|Publisher:||Melbourne Telephone Exchange Co Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1887
The exchange was owned by W. H. Masters.