Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 07/23/2015


Photo taken on July 23, 2015


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Young Man Posing with an Edison Cylinder Phonograph

Young Man Posing with an Edison Cylinder Phonograph
An outdated technology (typewriters, record players, etc.) photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

A young man wearing a suit and hat stands next to a Edison cylinder phonograph sometime in the 1900s or 1910s.

See also a cropped version and a close-up of the Edison phonograph in this real photo postcard:

Young Man Posing with an Edison Cylinder Phonograph (Cropped)

Young Man Posing with an Edison Cylinder Phonograph (Detail)

chris baker, Angelica Paez have particularly liked this photo


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lisabee73
lisabee73
A great find! Perhaps the habit of looking serious in photos might be why he doesn't look very thrilled or inspired to have a phonograph.
3 years ago.
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
Your beautiful capture was admired in Historical & Architectural Gems.
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3 years ago.
Deborah Lundbech
Deborah Lundbech
Great photo. We have a nearby neighbor who has an incredible collection of these phonographs - many of the horns painted in beautiful ways.
3 years ago.
Alan Mays has replied to Deborah Lundbech
Oh, how interesting! I bet that they're something to see!
3 years ago.