Cantophon-Record

Cantophon-Record (Germany) / c. 1906

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Design: A female dancer, twirling a long veil, pirouettes in a tiled courtyard (reversed image below). What relationship this image bears to the label name is unclear; a cantor (usually male) is someone who leads congregational singing.

History: Unknown (have info? Please send to info.re.78s@shaw.ca). Whether it has any connection to the Cantophone label is unknown. Label scan courtesy of collector Helmut Janisch of Germany.





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