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Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 20 in; 4.1275 cm x 7.9375 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
music stand
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1878-1882
Description (Brief):
<p>This music stand was made by an unknown maker in the United States, from 1878 to 1882, and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is made of Japanned iron.</p>
<p>John Howard Foote (1833-1896) was a musical instrument dealer with shops in New York City and Chicago. This item is described as made of “Japanned Iron, folding like an umbrella, the best quality made” in an 1880 J. Howard Foote catalog, and sold as a music stand for "bands on excursion duty" (#7249) for $3.00.</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055757
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055757
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4e5e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606913