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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Angelo T. King, American, born 1959  Search this
Medium:
leather and plastic and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 × 18 1/2 × 8 3/4 in., 10 lb. (16.5 × 47 × 22.2 cm, 4.5 kg)
Type:
loudspeakers
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Description:
Tweeter box speakers. The tweeters or speakers, five in total, are surrounded by a lather box. The top of the box has a handle and each corner of the box is protected by a metal edge. The tweeters run across the front of the he box. Each tweeter is fastened to the box on their edges by four screws. The speaker box is all black with some metal that is silver in color. The back of the box is all leather and has panel that is secured by metal fasteners on the back corners. The center of the panel has a cut-out that has red and black plastic switches and a metal input or output. The speaker’s leather is cracked.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Angelo T. King / The Original DJ Tony Tone AKA Tony Crush of The Cold Crush Brothers
Object number:
2012.47.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.47.1.2