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Title
[Brown wax home recording of speech in Afrikaans and English, 1893]
Date Created and/or Issued
1893
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Cylinder Audio Archive
Rights Information
copyright unknown
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Description
Channel rim brown wax cylinder.
Performers names not given or decipherable.
Speech about the phonograph in Afrikaans; oral "signature" at 2:37 ("Johan Andrew Dechman"?) with date in 1893 and name of church. Followed by man speaking in English: "Well, now, Mister Phonograph...."
Also available online via the Internet.
Spoken in Afrikaans and English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 197-02, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000).
Type
sound
Format
Audio
Audio cylinder
Electronic resource
Extent
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 100.1 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.
Identifier
(OCoLC)881048525
Language
Afrikaans
Subject
Personal recordings

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