Scope and Content
Title: Decca Belgian recording studio photographs
Identifier/Call Number: SC 1148
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material:
0.02 linear feet
Date: circa 1963
Abstract: Black-and-white photographs of a recording studio and record pressing facility in Brussels, Belgium.
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[Identification of Item], Decca Belgian recording studio photographs, SC 1148. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa
Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Library purchase, 2013.
Scope and Content
Black-and-white photographs of a recording studio and record pressing facility in Brussels, Belgium. Images include a woman
in the recording room; machinery in the recording studio,including turntables for cutting masters; shots of a workshop with
men and women working with master records, probably creating nickel-plated masters, and stamping copies with record pressing
machinery; and two shots of a recording room for large bands, one with the instruments set up in the room and another with
the band members seated with their instruments. One man in the recording studio is identified as M. Beguin.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Sound recording industry -- Belgium -- Pictorial works
Sound -- Recording and reproducing