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Manufactured by:
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Owned by:
James Brown, American, 1933 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
wood, vinyl, metal, glass
Dimensions:
42 × 29 × 21 in. (106.7 × 73.7 × 53.3 cm)
Type:
loudspeakers
Place made:
Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968
Description:
A Leslie type 122 speaker cabinet covered in black vinyl and trimmed with silver roping. Red vinyl letters outlined with brass colored metal rivets form the letters “J B” on the front of the speaker. The speaker is on four wheels and is open on the lower back. The speaker is accompanied by vinyl cover.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.7.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.7.1.2