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Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 21 in x 10 in; 36.83 cm x 53.34 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Barrel Organ
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
after 1867
Description:
<p>This barrel organ was mad by made by Gavioli & Cie. in Paris, France, after 1867. </p>
<p>It is guitar-shaped, with 8 tunes. This barrel organ has 26 keys, and is hand cranked. There is a leather shoulder strap to use while playing the barrel organ. This barrel organ has a cast medallion:</p>
<p>EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE
1867 A PARIS
MÉDAILLE DE BRONZE
GAVIOLI
& CIE
DEUX MLES D’ARGENT
SIX MLES D-OR</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John V. Hansen
ID Number:
MI.59.1568
Catalog number:
59.1568
Accession number:
222950
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605785