Made in New London
Collection:
Edison Wood Products-Small Collections
Object ID:
1971.7.1
Object Name:
Phonograph
Description:
Edison phonograph, console model with eighteen Edison records inside. Large rectangular wooden body with four legs. Rectangular cabinets on either side of the front that open up to reveal records. Rectangular piece of fretwork between the two cabinets is backed with tan burlap material. Top is segmented into three and the middle compartment can be lifted up to reveal the record player. Metal tag on the interior reads, "Edison Disc Phonograph. . .BC 34 SM-21753". Metal crank on the right side of the body.
VE Exhibit Label 1:
The plant in New London only manufactured the cabinets. The actual workings of the phonograph were made in a different location.
Year Range from:
1920
Year Range to:
1923
Material:
Wood/Metal
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