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Photograph of Hugh P. O'Reilly with telegraphone and amplifier

Hugh P. O'Reilly1924

Museum for Communication Frankfurt, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication

Museum for Communication Frankfurt, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

After the bankruptcy of the American Telegraphone Company, its former sales representative H. P. O'Reilly founded the Record-O-Phone Company in 1924. Meanwhile, amplifiers were developed that solved the issue of low volume, meaning the hope of using magnetic sound recording could now become a reality.

Details

  • Title: Photograph of Hugh P. O'Reilly with telegraphone and amplifier
  • Creator: Hugh P. O'Reilly
  • Date Created: 1924
  • Location Created: Washington, DC, USA
  • Rights: © Museumsstiftung Post und Telekommunikation

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