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Curators discover first recordings of Christmas Day

National Museum of London Christmas 100 years ago.

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Curators at the National Museum of London have discovered what they believe to be the first ever recordings of a family Christmas.

 

They were made 110 years ago by the Wall family who lived in New Southgate in North London.

There are 24 clear recordings on wax cylinders which were made using a phonograph machine between 1902 and 1917.

 

From http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-20772246

 

Nice to see how Christmas was spend around 110 years ago.


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Nice photograph

it was like that even in 30 years ago or so but every year i feel we are losing the sense of Xmas..

I dont know maybe it is just me getting older


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i dont understand why, but that picture is just...PERFECT. 


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I can't get over how different the world was just 110 years ago. I like how Cromwell pronounced "again" like "agayn".

 

Three cheers for history and the future!

 

HIP HIP HOORAY

 

HIP HIP HOORAY

 

HIP HIP HOORAY


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