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Edison Phonograph 1890's

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When this phonograph was first made, people used it to record their own voice, it then became one of the first commercially produced machines, when it was used to play music. It worked by vibrating the stylus up and down whilst moving across the wax cylinder (Hill & Dale method).

Added:
13th Mar 2009 by Museum of Technology

Subjects:
Design and Technology, History, Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Keywords:
Victorian, Phonograph, Wax Cylinders, Gramophone

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