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User:
Meggers, Edith R.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 15.875 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Roll
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1885
Description:
<p>This roller organ roll was made by an undetermined maker in the United States, about 1885.</p>
<p>It is roll #511 - <i>[ ] (Norwegian)</i>. This roll is playable in 20-note roller organs.</p>
<p>This roller organ roll features U. S. Patent #333390, dated July 14, 1885, by Henry B. Morris for a barrel for mechanical musical instruments.</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
MI.74.11a.21
Catalog number:
74.11a.21
Accession number:
314637
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/ng49ca746a4-564f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607745