Voice Figure

Image credit: Rob Mullender and Louis Porter

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A 'Voice Figure' ('Voice Plate' or 'Voice Note'). Light blue and orange paint with vibration design. Made to observe the phenomenon of visualising sound, using a device called an ‘eidophone’. The device/instrument produced geometric patterns from the resonance of voice.

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Merthyr Tydfil


Voice Figure




paint on glass


H 25.2 x W 19.3 cm (E)

Accession number

CCM 542.997

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