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

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

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Glass, metal, plastic, wood

Dimensions (in.)
36 x 33 x 12

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

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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