E. M. Ginn
Machinery and industrial devices
Metal, wood and papier mache
1120 x 610 x 520 mm; 612 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
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Clouds Hill, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Music was important to Lawrence, he bought the finest gramophones and looked after them with the enthusiasm of a hi-fi fanatic. To get the best results, he used only fibre needles, dusting his records with fine graphite powder to reduce surface noise.
'Expert' gramophone, with massive horn.
Marks and inscriptions
'Built by E.M. Ginn 'Expert' / Hand made acoustic and radio-gramophones 64 Frith St., Soho Square, Oxford Street, London W.1.' Ginn moved to Frith Street in 1936 from 10a Soho Square. Why, then, is a date of 1933 put on it? (makers plate)
Makers and roles
E. M. Ginn , maker