National Phonograph Co
Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Wax and cardboard
Place of origin
OrangeOrder this image
Five phonograph records in cardboard cylindrical boxes. Marked 'Edison Standard Record. National Phonograph Company, Orange NJ, USA. No faster that 160 rpm'. a - 13262 'I Can't Keep from Laughing', by Hampton, and the 'Laughing Song' by Pete Hampton. The inner cannister is broken with fragments in the bottom of the cylindrical box. b - 13602 'Selection from HMS Pinafore', by Sullivan. c - 13999 'Shadowland', by Noel Johnson. d - 14029 'I've Got Rings On My Fingers', by Scott. e - 19176 'We Parted on the Shore', 'Scotch Song', by Harry Lauder, but contains the record 'Is Everybody Happy Here?'.
Makers and roles
National Phonograph Co , record manufacturers Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (London 1842 – 1900), composer William Noel Johnson (1863-1916), composer Pete Hampton, composer Maurice Scott , composer