Hear My Voice: Tin box lid

Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
January 26, 2015
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Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian Collection of Early Sound Recordings

Tin box lid: sealed October 1881

Inscription reads: "Washington, D.C./October 19th 1881,/Deposited on behalf of Alexander Graham Bell,/Sumner Tainter, and Chichester A. Bell, /members of the Volta Laboratory /Association, by the undersigned--/Sumner Tainter/Chichester A. Bell"