[Brown wax home recording of man reciting The patter of the shingle, September 16, 1898].
Performer not given.
Announcement at beginning: "The Patter of the Shingle, made for Mrs. William Herbert Smith, September sixteenth, eighteen ninety eight."
Brown wax cylinder.
List accompanying cylinder case: "(72) The Patter of the Shingle."
Man recites "The Patter of the Shingle" in German accent; then partly shaved or recorded-over segment in the same voice.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Frank Lawrence Embree Collection, Set Number: 294-34, Originally acquired: The Musical Wonder House Collection, 2011).
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