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

Photo of Cylinder 14-2318.1: Cracked Cylinder

A cracked cylinder. There are two flexible strips of preservation-friendly plastic wrapped around cracked sections to help support the cylinder during scanning. The cylinder was recorded by Alfred Kroeber. It records a Wiyot song.
August, 7, 1923
Actual Dimension:
10cm tall, 4 cm in diameter
Exhibit Tags:
cracked, photograph, 2318.1, and wax cylinder