Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Mar 24, 2018 4:35:03 GMT
Please excuse the poor quality of these pictures, they are scanned from 1908 magazines (my copies are several generations away from the originals). The magazine is "Edison Phonograph Monthly", so expect a bias towards Edison products such as their cylinder records (so if you ever wondered how cylinder records were presented at a record shop, now you know).
I would also note that record shops got much more beautiful in the 1910s....
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Here's a modern view of the cylinder record packaging: