The telephone was invented just over 100 years ago and today is a part of almost everyone's daily life.
Most telephones are for domestic or business use but there are also many public telephones:- kiosks, booths in airports and railway stations, rented phones in shops, hotels and hospitals etc.. The development of these public telephones is a fascinating story of both social history and design...
(This brief pictorial history draws extensively on the "Public Telephones" resource pack from BT Education Services, and has been produced with their co-operation and assistance.)
© Melchior - Beeston - Nottingham - UK