Review of Reviews,  3 (1891), 364.

Edison's Talking Doll. The Phonograph in the Nursery




Publications abstracted:

Harper's Young People


Sound, Electricity, Amusement, Futurism

    Describes how Thomas A Edison has 'adapted the phonograph to the nursery' by placing 'an exact copy of the real phonograph reduced to one-fourth the size' inside a doll. Once this has been completed he 'will turn his attention to other kinds of phonographic toys, and we may expect [...] menageries noisy with the cries of animals [...] and even little peanut boys who go among the audience and sell pink lemonade'.

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