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

Photo of Cylinder 14-2314.2: Cracked Cylinder

Photo of cylinder 14-2314.2 with visible damage at the bottom. The white band is a preservation-friendly strip of flexible plastic. It is wrapped around damaged portions to provide support during scanning and prevent breakage. The cylinder was recorded by Alfred Kroeber. It records a Wiyot song.
August, 7, 1923
Actual Dimension:
10cm tall, 4cm in diameter
Exhibit Tags:
2314.2, cracked, photograph, and wax cylinder