Very early tinfoil record (fragmentary) made by Ed
Very early tinfoil record (fragmentary) made by Edison's Phonography. Believed to be the first recording of speech in Manchester. Presented to DMS Watson by Edison, c. 1880. (From the Watson Archive)
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- Sutton, B.
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