Sony TC-18 Portable Cassette Tape Recorder

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2011.34.1

Description: Glossy black-and-white glossy shows angle view of the front of the recorder, which is positioned upright with handle at top, six buttons along top edge of body of recorder, volume control at front right, and cassette door at front center. "Lin Caufield Photographers, Inc." is printed in margin at bottom right; also stamped in green ink on reverse, with contact information and photo number: 71-292-1.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: 1971

Photographer: Lin Caufield Photographers, Inc.

History/Provenance: Photograph was taken for the American Printing House for the Blind, which was considering the Sony player for Talking Book (TB) machine use. APH went instead with an AIWA Portable Cassette Recorder, model TP-728, which was modified for TB use. Museum received photo as an APH transfer with other Talking Book equipment business records of the company.

Credit Line: APH Archives

Subjects: Product and market development Cassette tape recorders