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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Communication’s History

“What is that?!?” Maximus says with excitement as he sees the big red phone booth. “That’s a phone, my love” I reply, waiting for him to register what I just said. I then watch his brain scramble to understand how this monstrous antiquated contraption is the same as the iPhone in my pocket. We’ve seen and done some amazing things in our lifetimes. It’s intriguing to me how much of it we take for granted.

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Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Hamlin, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Robert Eichas