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[[Image:Bare_Phonograph_Doll.jpg|thumb|right|Phonograph Doll, with a phonograph to the its left and a cylindrical record to its right (Formanek-Brunell 46).]]
  
[[Image:Doll_Factory.jpg|thumb|left|Phonograph Dolls being manufactured in Edison's Phonograph Works around 1890. (Source: ''Edison and the Business of Innovation,'' Millard.)]]
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[[Image:Doll_Factory.jpg|thumb|left|Phonograph Dolls being manufactured at the Edison plant (Formanek-Brunell 55).]]
  
 
Brief description and audio of a phonograph doll: http://exhibit.chautauqua-inst.org/doll.ram (Source: Chautauqua Institution at the Smithsonian)
 
Brief description and audio of a phonograph doll: http://exhibit.chautauqua-inst.org/doll.ram (Source: Chautauqua Institution at the Smithsonian)

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Phonograph Doll, with a phonograph to the its left and a cylindrical record to its right (Formanek-Brunell 46).
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Phonograph Dolls being manufactured at the Edison plant (Formanek-Brunell 55).

Brief description and audio of a phonograph doll: http://exhibit.chautauqua-inst.org/doll.ram (Source: Chautauqua Institution at the Smithsonian)

Works Cited

  • Edison, Thomas A. "Phonograph-Doll." United States Patent Office. Patent No. 456301. July 21, 1891.
  • Formanek-Brunell, Miriam. Made to Play House: Dolls and the Commercialization of American Girlhood, 1830-1930. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
  • Hillier, Mary. Automata & Mechanical Toys: An Illustrated History. London: Jupiter Books, 1976.
  • Hillier, Mary. Dolls and Doll-makers. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968.
  • Jacques, William W. (Assignor to the Edison Phonograph Toy Manfacturing Company). "Phonograph-Doll." United States Patent Office. Patent No. 400851. April 2, 1889.
  • Millard, Andre. Edison and the Business of Innovation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.