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Edison Amberola Phonograph

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Title

Edison Amberola Phonograph

Description

The Edison Amberola was used for playback of two and four minute Amerbola wax cylinders, and four minute Amberola blue celluloid cylinders. This is a table top model with an internal horn.

Source: "Edison Record Players." in Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound, edited by Frank Hoffman, 355-359. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Materials

Wooden exterior case with metal components.

Dimensions

Container closed: 33 centimeters high, 11 centimeters wide, 37 centimeters long.

Container open: 53 centimeters high.

Decade Manufactured and Sold

More Information

"Edison's life-like phonograph, the new diamond Amberola" in Southern Planter, January 1918, 41.  View at Google Books
"Edison Record Players." in Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound, edited by Frank Hoffman, 355-359. New York: Routledge, 2004.  View catalog record

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Rights

No Copyright - In the United States

MLA Citation

Phonograph, Edison-Bell Consolidated. “Edison Amberola Phonograph.” Digital Gallery. BGSU University Libraries, 16 Feb. 2018, digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/collections/item/8345. Accessed 18 Aug. 2018.