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"Radio Nurse" shortwave radio transmitter

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Isamu Noguchi ; Zenith Radio Coporation ; Kurz-Kasch, Inc. ; Chicago Molded Products Corp.

Date

1937

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Industrial Design | Bakelite, enameled metal, electrical components
Size: 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (26.04 x 15.88 x 14.61 cm) (without mount)
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Mark On back: [Zenith/RADIO NURSE...(obscured by mount)]
Physical Description: ovoid shaped; horizontal indentations across front; horizontal "handle" at bottom at back; dial at bottom on back; dark brown; attached to black metal mount
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Dolly J. Fiterman
Accession Number: 2003.91
Rights: © Estate of Isamu Noguchi / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Artist: Isamu Noguchi, American, 1904 - 1988
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1904 - 1988

Artist: Zenith Radio Coporation, Chicago, c. 1938-1941
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Chicago, c. 1938-1941

Artist: Kurz-Kasch, Inc., Dayton, Ohio
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: Dayton, Ohio

Artist: Chicago Molded Products Corp., Chicago
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Chicago
Added to Site: February 28, 2009