Volta Record 1

Photo: Rich Strauss, Smithsonian
December 14, 2011
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Photo: Rich Strauss, Smithsonian
Electrotyped copper negative disc of a sound recording, deposited at the Smithsonian in October 1881 in sealed tin box.

Content: Tone; male voice saying: “One, two, three, four, five, six”; two more tones


2011-03603 – 03612 Copper