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Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
2013.46.29.1.3a: metal and nylon
2013.46.29.1.3b: plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Trumpet cleaner (a)): 11 × 1/2 × 1/2 in. (27.9 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (Box (b)): 7/8 × 3 × 2 in. (2.2 × 7.6 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
brushes
cases (containers)
Date:
ca. 1936
Description:
An instrument cleaning snake and its container. The cleaning snake (2013.46.29.1.3a) is made of flexible spring wire with a black nylon bristle brush on one end. The plastic case (2013.46.29.13b) for a cleaning snake. The case has a blue base and a clear, hinged lid that snap together at the front. Gold text on the lid reads: [MICRO / CORNET OR TRUMPET CLEANER / NO. 7315]. The number [165] was written in black marker on the left third of the lid.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.1.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ccb6a89b-79c4-49a5-b381-0e5c34bcaa89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.1.3ab