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Object ID # 1957.025.035abc
Object Name Cylinder, Phonograph
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Date c. 1900
Made Orange, N.J., USA
Description This is an "EDISON BLUE AMBEROL RECORD." The tube itself is blue, gold and white. The portrait on the label of the tube is Thomas A. Edison. The celliod phonograph cylindar is blue and has the information about the music on the cylindar recorded on the top. The tube has information about the music as well written on top of the lid "2073 / IN THE / SHADOW OF THE PINES / (G.O. LANG) / VERNON ARCHIBALD AND ROYAL FISH." Under this information there is a paragraph about the patent and license regarded making duplicates of the record.
Provenance The phonograph cylindar originally belonged to a J. J. Fleming of Grey County (likely resided in Derby Township).
Later owned by Mrs. Stuart Vanstone (E. L. Vanstone, also known as Leslie Vanstone), resided at R.R.#4, Owen Sound, Grey County at the time of accession, and by her daughter, Patricia Vanstone.
Edison Amberol records were introduced in 1912. The Edison Amberola 30 phonograph model was introduced in February, 1915. One collector on the internet mentions that Amberola 30s were kept in production until 1929.
Collection Musical Instruments & Accessories Collection
Material Cardboard/Ink
Dimensions L-4.567 Dia-2.559 inches