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Object ID 002111

Object Name Edison Triumph Phonograph advertisement

Object Desc Reproduction, paper color print for the Edison Triumph Phonograph. Framed and enclosed in glass with cardboard backing. Yellow background with image of Uncle Same in front of phonograph.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002093

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Category Reproductions


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords advertising,signs,Uncle Sam,Edison Triumph,phonographs,Edison, Thomas,National Phonograph Company,cylinder phonographs,

Title Edison Triumph Phonograph advertisement

Description Paper, color print advertisement for the Edison Triumph Phonograph. Paper has yellow background and text at top "The / Edison / Phonograph". At upper right corner "Form No. 392". Illustration in center is of Uncle Sam holding a cylinder with his hat off standing behind a Triumph phonograph. At right is text "Uncle Sam Takes / Off His Hat." At bottom of sign is text "The / Triumph / $50.00". With smaller text at left and right corners. Piece has wood frame with glass covering and cardboard backing. Metal tab at top of back for hanging.


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Height 16.5

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Width 14

Depth 1

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Material wood, glass, paper, metal


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Image Caption CMY2093



Date MAY 6,2014

Summary very good

Assessor BN

Notes Enclosure is not archival, needs attention. Print appears to be in very good condition. Light surface scratches. At top 1/3 and bottom 1/3 of paper there ar dark horizontal marks. Crease at right edge just below center. Paper appears dirty, but unsure if part of printing or accretions on surface and cannot remove from frame at this time. Frame has surface wear and light scratches. Accretions on glass from dust. On back, tape adhered to frame and cardboard backing is brittle. Metal staples loose at top edge. White price sticker at lower left quadrant with writing in pen above it. Orange price sticker at lower left edge on tape.


Date MAY 8,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from Hardware Store - automatic entry by admin