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Volta Laboratory Experimental Sound Recording, Glass Disc

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 12 7/8 in; .3175 cm x 32.7025 cm
center hole: 1/8 in x 1 in; .3175 cm x 2.54 cm
glass disk: 13 1/2 in; 34.29 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1884-11-17
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287686
Accession number:
57694
Catalog number:
287686
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Graphophone

Measurements:
wheel: 12 in; 30.48 cm
governor: 6 in x 3 in x 5 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm x 12.7 cm
recording and repriducing device: 10 in x 6 1/2 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
graphophone
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287825
Catalog number:
287825
Accession number:
58498
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Transcript of Sound Recording, pencil on paper

Measurements:
overall: 7 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 31.115 cm
Object Name:
document
transcript
ID Number:
ME.287881.02
Accession number:
58498
Catalog number:
287881.02
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Volta Laboratory Experimental Recording

Physical Description:
glass, coated with photographic emulsion (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 13 5/8 in; .3175 cm x 34.6075 cm
center hole: 1/8 in x 1/4 in; .3175 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1885
Date recorded:
1885-11-03
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287654.11
Catalog number:
287654.11
Accession number:
57694
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_852778
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Volta Laboratory Experimental Sound Recording, Green Wax on Brass Disc

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wax (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 10 7/8 in; .635 cm x 27.6225 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording disc
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287920
Catalog number:
287920
Accession number:
58498
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Data Source:
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Experimental Sound Recording, Wax Disc on Binder’s Board

Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
wax (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 9 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287881.01
Accession number:
58498
Catalog number:
287881.01
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Data Source:
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Experimental Sound Recording, Disc Layers of Cardboard, Plaster and Foil

Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
metal, foil (overall material)
plaster (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Credit Line:
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287860.02
Accession number:
58498
Catalog number:
287860
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Sound Recording, Edison, Tin Foil

Maker:
Edison, Thomas A.  Search this
Physical Description:
tinfoil (overall material)
Measurements:
overall - tin foil: 18 in x 2 1/8 in; 45.72 cm x 5.3975 cm
overall - mounting: 19 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 50.165 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
tin foil recording
tin foil phonograph record
Edison tin foil phonograph record
phonorecord, tin foil
Tin foil sound recording
Credit Line:
H. R. Dalton
ID Number:
ME.308131
Catalog number:
308131
Accession number:
70320
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Exhibition:
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Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_853071
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Phonograph and Experimental Sound Recording, Wax Disc on Binder’s Board

Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 15 1/8 in x 12 in; 38.1 cm x 38.4175 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
experimental disc graphophone
experimental record player
graphophone
Credit Line:
Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287655
Catalog number:
287655
Accession number:
57694
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