Archive for febbraio 2012
“When my grandparents did some housecleaning a few years ago, they offered me this instructional booklet. I estimate it to be from the 1940’s — it’s from an era when it was still proper to capitalize Telephone, much like the capitalization of Internet today.
“It has scribbles on some of the pages, probably from a relative of mine, maybe my mother when she was learning the etiquette of proper phone usage.”
All images from “Pictures from Life in Field and Fen” by Peter Henry Emerson (1887)