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Manufactured by:
Magnavox, American, founded 1917  Search this
Used by:
Ray Barretto, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
plastic and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 1 1/2 in. (19.1 × 12.1 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
portable radio
Date:
1980s - 1990s
Description:
A black, portable radio with small areas of corrosion and paint missing from the speaker. Front facing, the model [D1835] is printed in blacktext over a red background. Directly to the right, [MAGNAVOX] is printed in silver. On the top, there is a chrome antenna with a red rim, tucked away. A map of the world is printed with time zones along with the radio frequencies On the backside is a [RADIO FREQUENCY TABLE] along with the electronic identifying ticket.
The Magnavox short wave radio was purchased ca. late 1980's or early 1990's by Ray Barretto.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Radio  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brandy and Chris Barretto, in memory of Ray Barretto
Object number:
A2020.52.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Movement:
Nuyorican Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ba7f9e16-0343-4146-9169-67084b22084d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2020.52.1.4