Volta Record 2

Photo: Rich Strauss, Smithsonian
December 14, 2011
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Photo: Rich Strauss, Smithsonian

Glass disc recording, produced photographically on November 17, 1884

Inscription: “Exp. III Nov. 17 1884/Style vibrations to word/ Barometer/H. G. Rogers”

Content: male voice saying: “ba-ro-me-ter”; each syllable is distinct and the word is repeated


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