NWT740: Male speech in Mende

Historical wax cylinder recording made by Northcote Whitridge Thomas, a British government anthropologist who conducted field research in Sierra Leone in 1914-15. NWT740 (d on cylinder rim). 1. Announcement: Record number 740. Mende, March 24th 1915. 2. Ref tone. 3. Solo male speech in the Mende language. Reasonable quality recording but with surface noise. C51/3205 is the master, C51/3206 is a duplicate. This is a digital access version of an original wax cylinder recording held in the collection of the British Library. Supplied and used with permission from The British Library.

Further Information

  • Type: Wax Cylinder Recordings
  • Object: NWT740: Male speech in Mende
  • Materials: No Data / Other
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 210 [Duration]
  • Production Date: 1915.03.24
  • Associated Places: No Data
  • Associated People: Thomas, Northcote Whitridge (1868-1936) [Sound Recordist]
  • Museum: British Library
  • Accession Number: BL:C51/3205

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