Project IRENE Using optical scanning to digitize ethnographic field recordings on wax cylinders

Optical Scan of Cylinder 14-2403: Cylinder with Stylus Damage

A small section of the optical scan done of cylinder 14-2403. Thick dark lines are the recorded groove bottoms. Thinner more irregular lines are marks from a bad playback stylus damaging the surface.
Actual Dimension:
13.5 cm h x .728cm w
Exhibit Tags:
delicate, 2403, optical scan, and wax cylinder