Tin, gramophone needle; The Gramophone Company Ltd; CT85.1701c

Name/Title

Tin, gramophone needle

About this object

Gramophone needle tin; a small, rectangular tin with hinged lid. The lid is printed in red, yellow and white with the words: "His Masters Voice, Loud Tone" and an image of a dog listening to a gramophone. On the base is printed in black: Approximately 200 English Gramophone Needles, Manufactured for The Gramophone Company Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales".

On display in the Catlins Gallery, Owaka Museum.

Maker

The Gramophone Company Ltd

Maker Role

Maker

Place Made

Oceania, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on base: "APROXIMATELY / 200 ENGLISH / GRAMOPHONE / NEEDLES / MANUFACTURED FOR / THE GRAMOPHONE / COMPANY LIMITED, / SYDNEY, N.S.W."

And on the lid: "HIS MASTER'S VOICE / TRADE MARK / PICTURE COPYRIGHT / LOUD TONE".

Technique

bent

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 17mm x l 40mm x w 35mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT85.1701c

Rights

All rights reserved

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