This is a Blue Amberol Edison cylinder sound recording. The performer and ID number are printed as, Knickerbocker Quartet, 1865. There is some slight discoloration and mold damage to the cylinder. 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&start=1&query=cylinder0190