Tin Foil Recording

Tin Foil Recording

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Object Name
Phonorecord
Edison tin foil phonograph record
date made
1878
maker
Edison, Thomas Alva
Physical Description
foil (overall material)
Measurements
tinfoil: 9 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in; x 23.1775 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
ME.213496
accession number
38617
catalog number
213496
Credit Line
Gift of William J. Rhees
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Exhibition
America's Listening
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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