Tainter Graphophone Dec. 4, 1885

Graphophone in the Smithsonian
Acoustic Devices
from NMAH
Patent 341,288 granted 1886/05/04
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Fig. 1 in Harper's Weekly 1886/07/17
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

1999 by Steven E. Schoenherr. All rights reserved.
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