On 27/04/07, Michael Shoshani wrote:
>> By fluke I was looking in my copy of "The Fabulous Phonograph" as I
>> caught this email.
>> Having gone through the book from start to finish I've been unable
>> to find the picture mentioned above.
>> Where is it?
Nowhere in my copy of the third edition (1977).
> I have not seen that book for over 30 years, but as best I remember
> it had a picture of Lewis beside one horn and Shaw beside another,
> next to each other, facing the camera; the caption reads something
> like "Record-making of a more homespun nature in Victor's Camden
> studio.", and indicates that were they recording, they would be
> singing into the horns.
> It might have been in the first (1955?) edition, but I would be
> surprised if it was in one that it wouldn't have been in the other as
> well. There are other pictures that I recall from The Fabulous
> Phonograph as well; Ernestine Schumann-Heink posing next to an open
> horn 1904 Victor Talking Machine, Caruso grinning and listening to an
> L-Door Victrola, and the records section of a major New York
> department store in 1904 and 1954. But I don't know where exactly in
> the plates section they are, having not seen them for decades...
> Michael Shoshani
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