Promotional photo of a man listening to a talking book

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2011.23.2

Description: Black-and-white glossy photo shows a man, who is seated, holding talking book records and their shipping container in his lap while listening to a talking book record. The record is on a phonograph that appears in the background at center. To the right sits a German shepherd. The lighting of the photo focuses on the player and talking books/container. Photo is mounted to a cardboard sheet used for a layout for creating publicity/promotional material. Typewritten paper label on reverse: "Reader, with dog, listens to Talking Books." Handwritten notes appear in pencil on reverse of cardboard and measurements on front; ink-stamped on reverse: "Louis J. Frederick advertising design, 1st West Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 11" (h) x 14" (w)

Date: ca. 1960?

Photographer: Unknown

History/Provenance: Transferred from within APH to the APH Museum.

Subjects: Talking book machines Talking books Photographs