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

Optical Scan of Cylinder 14-20.2: Overview of Missing Portion and Detail of Intact Portion

A view of a small section of an optical scan of the broken cylinder. The missing section is visible but the rest can still be played back, something not possible with traditional playback. The Left half of the image shows a small portion of the cylinder. The right half of the image is a zoomed in view of the data inside the small yellow rectangle on the left.
April, 1902
Actual Dimension:
Overview on left: 13cm h x 2.5cm w: Detail on Right: 7.3mm h x 5.46mm w
Exhibit Tags:
optical scan, optical scan overview, detail, 20.2, delicate, and wax cylinder