On this Day Factola
May 26, 1896
Gramophone Record No. 641 "Advertising Plant's Baking Powder" recorded by George Graham in Washington, D.C.
This advertising record is an example of the Phonograph's early use as an advertising machine.
Listen to George Graham's advertising monologue for Plant's Baking Powder on Gramophone Record No. 641 Berliner Record.
Graham also recorded this advertisement for the Berliner Gramophone (transcript below but recording not available)
"On the Gramophone" was recorded sometime before June 1896 (see DAHR)