Twinkle, twinkle little star ; Edison Talking Doll cylinder, brown wax ; Rolfs collection

Twinkle, twinkle little star ; Edison Talking Doll cylinder, brown wax ; Rolfs collection

Photo credit: Joan & Robin Rolfs

Title: Twinkle, twinkle little star (poem written by Jane Taylor)

Record type: Edison Talking Doll cylinder, brown wax (production design)

Recording date and location: c. February to May 1890, Edison Phonograph Works, West Orange, New Jersey

From collection: Joan and Robin Rolfs

Provenance of the cylinder: Purchased (with a doll and mechanism) from a private collector in year 2000.

Source of the digital audio: The cylinder was digitized on August 21, 2014 at Northeast Document Conservation Center using IRENE-3D scanning technology.


 
 
 
 

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