This is a Blue Amberol Edison cylinder sound recording. The performer and ID number are printed as, Cal Stewart, 1852. There are some slight cracks to the plastic on the bottom edge of the cylinder. The plastic has also lightened and yellowed on the top one third of the cylinder. Paper is stuffed into the cylinder in the top. The case has no lid.
This cylinder has been digitized by UC Santa Barbara and may be streamed here: http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?queryType=@attr+1=1020&num=1&query=cylinder4974