TITLE

An Archaeology of Edison's Metal Box

AUTHOR(S)
SAYERS, JENTERY
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Victorian Review;Fall2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the carbon telephone (which was renamed the telescribe in 1914) created by the inventor Thomas Edison during the late 1870s. Edison's article "The Phonograph and Its Future" in the May 18, 1878 issue of periodical "Scientific American," in which he highlights the carbon telephone's ability to record sound, is discussed. Edison's perspective on the role that the carbon telephone would play in communication, including in relation to the phonograph, is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
92003593

 

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