[Brown wax home recording of a promotional talk on the Edison phonograph].

Performers:
Performer not given.
Release year:

Cylinder 13320

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Notes:
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Speech and demonstration promoting the Edison phonograph. Man speaks: "I am an Edison phonograph, invented by Thomas A. Edison...." Describes how "he" is to be operated, plays a commercial musical recording of the Faust Waltz, and states at end: "This is an Edison demonstration record only and is not to be sold."
Language:
Sung in English.
Collection:
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 358-01).
Genre:
Personal recordings.
Original Item Information:
Cylinder 13320—Special Coll., Performing Arts