London: Communications: Scott telephones: Telephone kiosks: telephone boxes: red culture: 20th. century design: Design: Street furniture: Post Office: British Telephones:
A classically attractive example of the original Gilbert Scott design for the second generation telephone kiosks; the K2 evolved into the smaller, ubiquitous K6, with differently designed window panes so common in town and country landscapes for so long but now permanently at risk first from the design being unsuitable for modern operations and ultimately from pure redudnancy in the face of mobile phone technology. The majority of the K2s that remain are in bigger towns and cities like this one in London
London: Communications: Scott telephones: Telephone kiosks: telephone boxes: red culture: 20th. century design: Design: Street furniture: Post Office: British Telephones: Stamps: Stamp machines:
This is a rare surviving variation of the Gilbert Scott successful 20th. century range of designs for telephone kiosks. Based on the K2 design the K4 combined stamp vending facilities as well as telephone communication.
19 Newhall Street was built as the new Central Telephone Exchange and offices for the National Telephone Company (NTC) and is popularly known as the Bell Edison Telephone Building - the NTC logo behind the wrought iron gates to the main entrance includes those names
UK SCOTLAND Edinburgh -- 12 Jan 2011 -- Alex Dove - an antiques specialist at Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers with a Baltic flintlock 'ball butt' holster pistol which is due to be auctioned on the 29th January 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland UK. The pistol dates from around the 18th century and is estimated to fetch between 1,000 to 1,500 GB Pounds -- Picture by Jonathan Mitchell | Universal News And Sport (Europe)