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Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 14 in x 6 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 35.56 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
Music Box
Place made:
Switzerland
Date made:
1878-1882
Description:
<p>This music box was possibly made by Bremond, in St. Croix, Switzerland, around 1878-1882. It is a cylinder music box, with 6 tunes. This music box has a single-piece comb with 56 teeth. The cylinder is 6-3/32” long. This music box is activated with a lever wound spring. The song list is as follows:</p>
<p>Pirates of Penzance<br>Dancing in the Barn<br>Secret Love<br>Home Sweet Home<br>The Last Rode of Summer<br>Boccaccio</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Bequest of August Mencken
ID Number:
MI.69.18
Catalog number:
69.18
Accession number:
274913
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-30e7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605791