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Musical Instrument Recording Session Photoprint, ca. 1900

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Photographers:
Gray & Wynkoop
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931
Physical description:
Paper print, silver gelatin, on cardboard mount
1 box: 0.1 cu. ft
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Paterson (N.J.)
Date:
1900
1901
ca 1900
1900-1910
1900-1950
Notes:
Print by Gray & Wynkoop of Paterson, New Jersey.
Summary:
Photoprint, probably gelatin silver bromide, on pink tinted paper, mounted on a small board with a wrinkled, frayed, red ribbon adhered to the upper left corner; depicts a sound recording session with an Edison recording machine and five men, three seated, holding two mandolins and a zither. Studio blind-stamp on mount.
Cite as:
Musical Instuments Recording Session Photoprint, ca. 1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Musical instruments
Mandolin
Zither
Sound recordings
Musicians
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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