Glastone's voice

Friday 28 March 2014 at 09:29 am

In 1888 Thomas Alva Edison recorded William Ewart Gladstone's voice and added an introduction by a certain Colonel Charles Gouraud. Gladstone himself is almost unintelligible. Apparently he was standing too far from the recording equipment. But still, this is what the great man sounded like more than 125 years ago:

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Thursday 20 March 2014 at 4:56 pm

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Friday 07 March 2014 at 12:54 pm

Complementary to the exhibition, GEMAK will present an extensive GLADSTONE seminar program with lectures and artists’ contributions. Here, the main focus will lie on visions on the future of the library and the book, on reading, on filing away and disclosing knowledge and information, on privacy and copyright and on how freely accessible knowledge and information will remain in a digitalized society.

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