Record Album

The Parlophone Company Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
The Parlophone Company Limited, Manufacturer
Description
The Parlophone Company Record Album.

Album is square and black with a white layer of paper on the front cover. This is illustrated with a rabbit conducting music and a border of drums, trumpets, ribbons and flowers. Printed in blue is the text, "PARLOPHONE / RECORDS. / PARLOPHONE / RECORDS. / "The Adventures of / CARELESS CARRIE & WILFUL WILLIAM"". Hand-written in black ink is, "Te Kuiti / Infant School / Presented by / Mrs Rundall". The reverse has the same illustrations and printed text.

On the inside of the front cover is a white page with printed blue text, "The Adventures of / Careless Carrie & Wilful William / A PANTOMIME AT HOME ENACTED BY UNCLE CHARLIE / AND HIS COMPANY ON PARLOPHONE RECORDS. / The Story Told by Uncle Charlie / [...] / PARLOPHONE RECORDS FOR REAL MUSIC".

Within the album are four square, blue sleeves with circular cut-outs in the centre to reveal the record within.

On the inside of the rear cover is a white page with blue text, "William soon has a brainwave [...] / The Sequel [...] / PARLOPHONE RECORDS FOR REAL MUSIC".

Part 2: Black record with a red and gold label in the centre.
Side 1: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (896-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART I. / "When Mr. Moon Looks Down." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5695 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "1 / W 896=2". On top of the label is a white and yellow sticker with the text, "ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2D".
Side 2: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (897) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART II. / "Careless Carrie Meets Wilful William." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5695 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "2 / W 897".

Part 3: Black record with a red and gold label in the centre.
Side 1: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (898) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART III. / "Wilful William Takes Careless / Carries to Sleepy Town." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5696 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "1 / W 898". On top of the label is a white and yellow sticker with the text, "ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2D".
Side 2: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (901-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART IV. / "Jungle Town Frolics." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5696 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "2 / W 901-2".

Part 4: Black record with a red and gold label in the centre.
Side 1: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (899-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART V. / "Topsy Turvy Town." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5697 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "1 / W 899-2". On top of the label is a white and yellow sticker with the text, "ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2D".
Side 2: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (900) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VI. / "The Boojams Party." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5697 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "2 / W 900".

Part 5: Black record with a red and gold label in the centre.
Side 1: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (936) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VII. / "Careless Carrie hangs up her / Christmas Stocking." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5698 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "1 / WE 936". On top of the label is a white and yellow sticker with the text, "ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2D".
Side 2: At the top of the label is the Parlophone logo. Printed in gold text is, "TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (937) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VIII. / "Wilful William Takes Careless Carrie / to see Father Christmas' Workshop." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5698 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON". Etched into the shellac is the text, "3 / W E9372".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Synthetic
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
PARLOPHONE / RECORDS. / PARLOPHONE / RECORDS. / "The Adventures of / CARELESS CARRIE & WILFUL WILLIAM" Printed
Te Kuiti / Infant School / Presented by / Mrs Rundall Hand-written
The Adventures of / Careless Carrie & Wilful William / A PANTOMIME AT HOME ENACTED BY UNCLE CHARLIE / AND HIS COMPANY ON PARLOPHONE RECORDS. / The Story Told by Uncle Charlie / [...] / PARLOPHONE RECORDS FOR REAL MUSIC Printed
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (896-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART I. / "When Mr. Moon Looks Down." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5695 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
1 / W 896=2 Etched
ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2D Sticker
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (897) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART II. / "Careless Carrie Meets Wilful William." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5695 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
2 / W 897 Etched
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (898) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART III. / "Wilful William Takes Careless / Carries to Sleepy Town." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5696 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
1 / W 898 Etched
ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2 Sticker
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (901-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART IV. / "Jungle Town Frolics." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5696 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
2 / W 901-2 Etched
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (899-2) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART V. / "Topsy Turvy Town." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5697 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
1 / W 899-2 Etched
ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2 Sticker
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (900) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VI. / "The Boojams Party." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5697 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
2 / W 900 Etched
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (936) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VII. / "Careless Carrie hangs up her / Christmas Stocking." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5698 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
1 / WE 936 Etched
ASSOCIATED / COPYRIGHT / 1 1/2 Sticker
TRADE MARK / Parlophone / (937) / THE ADVENTURES OF CARELESS / CARRIE AND WILFUL WILLIAM. / PART VIII. / "Wilful William Takes Careless Carrie / to see Father Christmas' Workshop." / UNCLE CHARLIE and COMPANY / with Orchestral and Effects. / E 5698 / RECORD MADE BY THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD LONDON Printed
3 / W E9372 Etched
William soon has a brainwave [...] / The Sequel [...] / PARLOPHONE RECORDS FOR REAL MUSIC Printed
Accession No
2020.33
Credit Line
The Parlophone Company Limited. Record Album, 2020.33. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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