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Schwarzer Viola

Maker:
Schwarzer, Franz  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 12 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 66.04 cm x 31.115 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
viola
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Washington
Date made:
1880-1900
ID Number:
1985.0473.01
Accession number:
1985.0473
Catalog number:
1985.0473.01
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National Museum of American History
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Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Phyllis Diller
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National Museum of American History
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Melo-Harp Auroharp

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
Zither
autoharp
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1890s
Credit Line:
Gift of Roger Abrahams
ID Number:
MI.77.13
Accession number:
1977.1061
Catalog number:
77.13
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National Museum of American History
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Dolceola Zither

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/8 in x 17 3/4 in x 23 3/4 in; 28.8925 cm x 45.085 cm x 60.325 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Toledo
Date made:
1903-1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Vivian Reed
ID Number:
MI.69.11
Catalog number:
69.11
Accession number:
282109
Patent number:
719641
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Zoerner Guitar

Maker:
Zoerner, Armin  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 94.615 cm x 29.845 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1896-1898
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Ryan Devereux
ID Number:
MI.312918
Accession number:
64657
Catalog number:
312918
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National Museum of American History
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Schwarzer Zither

Maker:
Schwarzer, Franz  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
mother of pearl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 23 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 60.325 cm x 34.925 cm
overall: 3 in x 27 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 69.85 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Washington
Date made:
1870-1880
Related Publication:
Nation of Nations, A
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Saegmuller
ID Number:
MI.387297
Accession number:
186852
Catalog number:
387297
Serial number:
3456
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_606506
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Patent Zither

Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Date made:
1879-1899
ID Number:
MI.332323
Accession number:
94380
Catalog number:
332323
Patent number:
222138
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National Museum of American History
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Tremoloa

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 10 in x 4 in; 66.04 cm x 25.4 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 2 13/16 in x 26 in x 10 1/8 in; 7.14375 cm x 66.04 cm x 25.7175 cm
Object Name:
tremoloa
zither
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheryl D. Gierke in memory of Randy C. Gierke
ID Number:
2009.0121.01
Catalog number:
2009.0121.01
Accession number:
2009.0121
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National Museum of American History
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Schwarzer Zither

Maker:
Schwarzer, Franz  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 cm x 33 cm x 60 cm; 2 3/4 in x 13 in x 23 5/8 in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 23 1/2 in x 13 in; 7.3025 cm x 59.69 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Washington
Date made:
ca 1909
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph A. Polanshek
ID Number:
1996.0278.01
Catalog number:
1996.0278.01
Accession number:
1996.0278
Serial number:
9849
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National Museum of American History
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Plucked Dulcimer

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 96 cm; 4 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in x 37 13/16 in
overall: 3 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 37 7/16 in; 9.8425 cm x 12.065 cm x 95.09125 cm
Object Name:
dulcimer
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number:
1996.0276.01
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.01
Collector/donor number:
A23
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National Museum of American History
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Plucked Dulcimer

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 8 cm x 91.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 36 in
overall: 3 7/16 in x 3 3/16 in x 36 in; 8.73125 cm x 8.09625 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
dulcimer
Place made:
United States: Ohio
ID Number:
1996.0276.02
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.02
Collector/donor number:
A35
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Plucked Dulcimer

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 96.5 cm; 2 15/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 38 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 33 7/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 12.065 cm x 86.0425 cm
Object Name:
dulcimer
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.04
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.04
Collector/donor number:
B1
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National Museum of American History
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Plucked Dulcimer

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.5 cm x 27 cm x 93.5 cm; 5 5/16 in x 10 5/8 in x 36 13/16 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in x 36 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 27.305 cm x 93.345 cm
Object Name:
dulcimer
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.05
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.05
Collector/donor number:
B2
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Box Zither

Measurements:
overall: 20.5 cm x 22 cm x 65.5 cm; 8 1/16 in x 8 11/16 in x 25 13/16 in
overall: 7 1/4 in x 25 3/8 in x 8 9/16 in; 18.415 cm x 64.4525 cm x 21.74875 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.32
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.32
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edanmdm:nmah_608137
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Box Zither

Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm x 11 cm x 85.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 4 5/16 in x 33 11/16 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 33 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 10.4775 cm x 86.0425 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.33
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.33
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National Museum of American History
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Box Zither

Measurements:
overall: 4.5 cm x 24 cm x 66.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in x 26 3/16 in
overall: 2 7/16 in x 9 1/2 in x 26 1/4 in; 6.19125 cm x 24.13 cm x 66.675 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.34
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.34
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Zither

Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 30.5 cm x 60 cm; 1 9/16 in x 12 in x 23 5/8 in
overall: 1 7/8 in x 12 in x 23 5/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 30.48 cm x 60.0075 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States
ID Number:
1996.0276.35
Accession number:
1996.0276
Catalog number:
1996.0276.35
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Harp-o-chord Harmonica/Zither

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 8 in x 11 in; 41.91 cm x 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
harmonica/autoharp
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.570
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.570
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National Museum of American History
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Aluminum Violin

Maker:
Aluminum Company of America  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 3 15/16 in; 60.325 cm x 20.6375 cm x 10.00125 cm
Object Name:
violin
Place Made:
United States: Michigan, Ann Arbor
Date made:
1932
ID Number:
1988.0311.01
Accession number:
1988.0311
Catalog number:
1988.0311.01
Serial number:
356
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National Museum of American History
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Man Playing a Zither

Maker:
Hotchkiss, Alston E.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
cabinet print, photograph
Place Made:
United States: New York, Norwich
Date made:
ca. 1870s-1890s
1893
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
ID Number:
1986.0109.078
Accession number:
1986.0109
Catalog number:
1986.0109.078
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Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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