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Gramophone Record - Humoreske, The Gramaphone Co Ltd, circa 1900 Audiovisual Reg. No: SH 923133

Summary:
Gramophone recording of Humoreske by Dvorak made by The Gramophone Co.Ltd., circa 1900. Used for entertaining patients at the mental health hospital Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria Australia. Part of a large collection of gramo- phone records used with a portable 'His Master's Voice' record player at Mayday Hills, Beechworth.
Description:
Gramophone record (disc) in paper sleeve. The record, a 78 r.p.m., is of 'Humoreske', op.101, No.7 by Dvorak, and 'Caprice Viennois' by Kreisler.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 31.50 cm (Height), 31.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: entertainment, hospitals, mental health, mental health institutions, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: recreation
Inscriptions: Inscribed sleeve: Hear your records at their best on the new His Master's Voice Instruments. Reverse: His Master's Voice Instruments for perfect reproduction of every note.
Format: Gramophone Disc; 78 RPM x 12-inch
Producer: Gramophone Co. Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1900
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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