Pictures from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

  1. Acoustic Devices
  2. Electrical Devices
  3. Exhibits
  4. Tainter Patents to 1886
  5. Tainter Patents 1886-1887
  6. Tainter Patents 1888-1890
  7. Tainter Patents 1890-1901
  8. Tainter Home Notes - March 28, 1881 - wax engraving
  9. Tainter Home Notes - April 3, 1881 - photophone
  10. Tainter Home Notes - May 8-27, 1881 - Disc engraving
  11. Tainter Papers - Portraits
  12. Tainter Papers - Magazine Illustrations
  13. Warshaw Collection of ads


1999 by Steven E. Schoenherr. All rights reserved.
The photos on these pages are used with permission of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. They may not be reproduced or distributed without written permission of the NMAH.

digital photos taken June 21, 1999 by Schoenherr | Return to Recording Technology History Notes | this page revised July 12, 1999