sound recording

Date Made: ca 1885

Maker: Volta Laboratory Associates

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

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Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Graham Bell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ME.287781Catalog Number: 287781Accession Number: 57694

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: wax; paper (overall material)cylinder (overall shape)Measurements: overall: 4 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 12.065 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_853026

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