Police telephone box: 20th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Police telephone box: 20th century

© Museum of London

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Police telephone box. Members of the public could use the free telephone located in this police pillar to contact the Corporation of London police force in emergencies. When a call was made from the telephone, a red lamp on the top of the pillar would flash, enabling the police to locate the emergency.


1930 AD - 1939 AD

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