[Brown wax home recording of speech, singing, and whistling, in English and Afrikaans].
Performer not given.
Channel rim brown wax cylinder.
Man speaks in English ("this is the first time I've ever spoken into a gramophone"), sings "Once in the window of a ham and beef shop" from The Girls of Gottenburg (1907), and whistles. Then man speaks in Afrikaans. The addressee in both segments may be "Mister Steytler."
Sung and spoken in English Afrikaans.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 197-01, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000).
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