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Published on Oct 21, 2008
Another rare, Historical voice recording. Florence Nightingale(1820.5.12 - 1910.8.13), known as "The Lady with the Lamp" and a pioneering nurse, writer, and noted statistician, recorded some words on Edison Parafine Wax Cylinder, on July 30th, 1890.
This is a 1933 Dubbing from the original cylinder, made by Edison-Bell Company from England, released as "19th Century Celebrities Series No.1". I don't know if there is someone who has some of this "Celebrities Series".
Since the dubbing was made at the wrong speed (the cylinder was played too fast), I played the record on 74rpm, to correct the speed.
A real historical recording - this is the oldest recording (considering when the recording was made) I have in my collection.