Radio Nurse
c. 1937
8.5 in HIGH x 7 in WIDE x 7 in DEEP
(21.59 cm HIGH x 17.78 cm WIDE x 17.78 cm DEEP)
Art Acquisition Fund

"Zenith / RADIO NURSE / DESIGN BY NOGUCHI / PATENT APPLIED FOR / 117 VOLTS-50/60 CYCLE-25 WATTS / ZENITH RADIO CORP., CHICAGO" - molded into plastic on back of case.

The "Radio Nurse" is a radio transmitter designed by Isomu Noguchi and manufactured by Zenith Radio Corporation. This "Radio Nurse" was part of an early baby monitor and used in conjunction with a receiver called the "Guardian Ear" (missing). The case is deep brown molded Bakelite and designed to suggest the head and hat of a nurse.

Provenance, purchased on eBay (see activity) from an Estate in MO.

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