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Electric bell system

Description:

This type of electric house bell system was first manufactured by General Electric Company in the 1880s.

 

The bell box featured here came from a local Stranraer house that was built in 1878.  It is thought to be the first such electric system installed in the town some time in the 1880s.

Dimensions:
265mm x 210mm x 750mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1989.23.1-2
Digital Number:
SRDM003a-d
Creation Date:
1890s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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