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19th Century graphophone. Illustration of a graphophone designed by the US inventor Charles Sumner Tainter (1854-1940). The graphophone was Tainter's improvement on Thomas Edison's 1877 phonograph (later known as a gramophone) - a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound. Published in 'Physique populaire' by Emile Desbeaux (1891).
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