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Television receiver, Sylvania Halolight, Model No. 21C626W, 1958

Description
The television set features a white fluorescent mask which surrounds the picture tube.

Historical Note
Throughout the 1950s Sylvania sold a line of Halolight televisions, touted as having an "eye comfort" feature, which used a lighted frame to minimize the contrast between the bright screen and the surrounding cabinetry.

Accession number
2011.003.0001

Artist(s) / maker(s)
Sylvania

Material
Glass, metal, plastic, wood

Dimensions (in.)
36 x 33 x 12

Donor credit
Gift of Andrea Ioannou, in memory of Michael and Maria Frank

Location
On view in Behind the Screen

 

Sylvania HaloLight, Model 21C626 W, 1958. Gift of Andrea Ioannou, in memory of Michael and Maria Frank.

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