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

Optical Scan of Cylinder 2318.1: Cracked Cylinder

A small section of the optical scan of the cylinder. The images shows an 8mm wide band of the cylinder flattened out. The crack is broad enough that the grooves do not line up across the schism. Special Processing techniques can still recover audio from the cylinder.
August, 7, 1923
Actual Dimension:
13.5cm h x .54 cm w
Exhibit Tags:
2318.1, optical scan overview, cracked, optical scan, overview, and wax cylinder