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Volta Record 4

December 14, 2011

Photo: Rich Strauss, Smithsonian

Disc recording in green wax on brass holder, probably 1885.

Content: male voice reciting opening lines of “To be, or not to be” soliloquy from Hamlet

http://irene.lbl.gov/Smithsonian/Audio/Release/Example1-Green-p93.wav

2011-03576 – 03580

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