Phonograph [Edison Fireside]

Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer;  Gramophone and Sewing Machine Importers, Importers; 

1898-1905
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Maker and Role
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer
Gramophone and Sewing Machine Importers, Importers
Production Date
1898-1905
Description
1. Edison Blue Amberol record cylinder, early wax type, 2-minute duration. The unit consists of a brown wooden box with the metal components on top. A blue cylinder can be seen in the centre with a crank handle on the right. There is a hole for a horn speaker which is missing.
2. Cover, in brown wood with a carry handle on top.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
Edison Fireside Phonograph
Combination Type
Manufactured under the Patents of
Thomas A. Edison, et als, at Orange, N.J., U.S.A. Maker's Plate
Edison/ Gramophone and Sewing machine importers/ 45 Karangahape Road/ Auckland/ Tabernacle Buildings. Label
Accession No
1967.180
Credit Line
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated et al. 1898-1905. Phonograph [Edison Fireside], 1967.180. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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