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(Broadside)  AN EVENING with Thos. A. Edison's Latest Improved Grand Concert PHONOGRAPH . NO EAR TUBES. All Hear at One Time

(Broadside) AN EVENING with Thos. A. Edison's Latest Improved Grand Concert PHONOGRAPH . NO EAR TUBES. All Hear at One Time

(Broadside)  AN EVENING with Thos. A. Edison's Latest Improved Grand Concert
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(Broadside) AN EVENING with Thos. A. Edison's Latest Improved Grand Concert PHONOGRAPH . NO EAR TUBES. All Hear at One Time Paperback - 1903

by EDISON, Thomas Alva; Samuel Gillock, Exhibitor

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Louisville, KY: Courier-Journal Job Printing Company , 1903. Broadside poster printed in black type of different sizes, 28" h x 10 1/4" wide, 6 horizontal folds, Very Good, two 1" tears at right edge, soiling at verso of bottom folded section. The printed admission price of 25 and 35c has been marked out in black ink with a reduced price of 10 - 15c written in. A broadside for the itinerant showman Samuel Gillock, Exhibitor. "Given under the Auspices and for the Benefit of The Choir At Centenary M. E. Church Friday Evening March 20". Likely the Centenary M. E. Church in downtown New Albany, Indiana, located across the river from Louisville where the broadside was printed. No year date, but Edison invented the concert phonograph in 1899, producing newer versions until 1906, and the first Friday, March 20 following 1899 was in 1903. "In the largest churches or halls. Everybody delighted with Mr. Edison's new improved Concert Phonograph. By means of a large microphone attachment to the talking machine, the largest audience can hear the greatest musicians of the world, both vocal and instrumental without their actual presence." "PROGRAMME ...The Famous Standard Quartette...The Trinity Church Chimes of New York...Xylophone Solo...McCullough's Ravings... Artistic whistlings by Prof. Atlee... GLADSTONES MESSAGE to Edison HOME TALENT ..." A RARE and early artifact of recorded sound history, no copies found at OCLC. . Unbound. Very Good. 28" h x 10 1/4" W. Broadside.
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  • Title (Broadside) AN EVENING with Thos. A. Edison's Latest Improved Grand Concert PHONOGRAPH . NO EAR TUBES. All Hear at One Time
  • Author EDISON, Thomas Alva; Samuel Gillock, Exhibitor
  • Binding Paperback
  • Condition Used - Very Good
  • Publisher Courier-Journal Job Printing Company , Louisville, KY
  • Date 1903
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 009489

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