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Phone box to nowhere


  • Dimensions: 395 x 304
  • Aperture: f/9.5
  • Camera: Canon EOS D60
  • Date Taken: 05/08/2003 21:18
  • Focal Length: 41mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter Speed: 0.004 seconds

History of the Red Phone Box

Although arguably an endangered species these days, the red telephone box created by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott has long been considered a design icon: one of those items that instantly marked the nation?s identity to overseas visitors. Nothing that has been designed since to fulfil the same purpose has been anywhere near so fondly regarded. And since so many of us have mobile phones now anyway, we could be forgiven for hardly noticing.

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