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Maker:
Mermod Freres  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 1/4 in; 43.815 cm
Object Name:
disc
Place made:
Switzerland
Date made:
1899-1900
Description:
<p>This music box disc was made by Mermod Freres, in St. Croix, Switzerland, around 1899-1900. It is Stella Disc #521 - "Whistling Rufus," by Kerry Mills. This disc is playable in Mermod Freres music box models, #63, #84, #126, #168, and #268, which can accommodate 17-1/4” diameter discs.</p>
<p>According to the accession correspondence, the music box and accompanying discs were purchased by the donor in Worcester, Massachusetts, July 25. 1901</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Louella C. Perry (through: James E. Farrell)
ID Number:
MI.381443.23
Catalog number:
381443.23
Accession number:
159680
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7241-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607951