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Catalog Number 1991.65.4a-c
Object Name Cylinder, Phonograph
Title Phonograph Record Cylinder and Container
Date 1905
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1905
Scope & Content Made of Paper/Glue/Ink/Plastic/Felt. Phonograph cylinder containing phonograph record. Cylinder is made out of brown "pressed paper" with label either pressed on or glued on. Label has gold colored bands and print and say "Edison Gold Moulded Records Echo all over the world. Made at the Edison Laboratory, Orange, N.J. U.S.A. Under patents of Thomas A.Edison". Also has copyright restrictions printed on it and a picture of Edison. Phonograph record is made out of thick black plastic with white lettering of song name on top of phonograph. Also has needle grooves that play song on roll.
Extent of Description 11.5 x 6.5 cm.