Historical information

Two brothers - surname Wain - found this phonogram at the Chiltern tip. It was recovered and restored by Mr Gray of Chiltern and presented to the Wangaratta Historical Society by Mr Bruce Kirkwood in 1967. Edison cylinder records were obtained and these are able to be played on this machine.
These Edison phonograms were highly sought after and valued as an alternate entertainment in the homes of those who had the means of affording this machine.

Physical description

Brown table model Edison Phonogram
Wooden box base with fluted metal horn
Plays metal cylindrical records