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Bacon Tenor Banjo

Maker:
Bacon Banjo Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 1/2 in x 13 in x 3 1/2 in; 85.09 cm x 33.02 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Groton
Date made:
1932
1932
Credit Line:
Gift of Ivan T. Lorenzen
ID Number:
MI.71.15
Catalog number:
71.15
Accession number:
297495
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National Museum of American History
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Bacon Banjo Mandolin

Maker:
Bacon Banjo Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 5/8 in x 11 in x 3 1/2 in; 60.0075 cm x 27.94 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
banjo mandolin
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Groton
Date made:
1918-1920
Date made:
1920-1922
Credit Line:
Gift of William L. Monical
ID Number:
1989.0679.01
Accession number:
1989.0679
Catalog number:
1989.0679.01
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National Museum of American History
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Vega Tenor Banjo

Maker:
Vega Company  Search this
Physical Description:
maple (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
mother of pearl (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 in x 13 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 86.36 cm x 34.29 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1909-1925
Date made:
ca 1929
Credit Line:
Gift of Adam Gallan
ID Number:
1987.0055.02
Catalog number:
1987.0055.02
Accession number:
1987.0055
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National Museum of American History
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Huron Mountain Banjo

Maker:
Huron, John  Search this
Physical Description:
cherry (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in x 2 in; 95.25 cm x 24.765 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Bristol
Date made:
1996
Credit Line:
Gift of William D. Crisp
ID Number:
1997.3031.01
Catalog number:
1997.3031.01
Nonaccession number:
1997.3031
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National Museum of American History
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Gibson Tenor Banjo

Maker:
Gibson Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
maple (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
metal (overall material)
perloid (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 74.295 cm x 28.575 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Date made:
1923
Credit Line:
Gift of Edith M. Lawall
ID Number:
MI.78.05
Accession number:
1978.0845
Catalog number:
78.05
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National Museum of American History
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American Banjo Ukulele

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in x 3 in; 54.61 cm x 18.0975 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
banjo ukelele
banjo ukulele
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1915-1920
Date made:
1925-1930
Credit Line:
Gift of Elma Grace Hanika Cook
ID Number:
1989.0565.01
Accession number:
1989.0565
Catalog number:
1989.0565.01
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National Museum of American History
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Reproduction African-American Banjo

Maker:
Klinger, Robert  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (part material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 in x 10 in x 3 1/2 in; 78.74 cm x 25.4 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1981
ID Number:
1981.3019.01
Nonaccession number:
1981.3019
Catalog number:
1981.3019.01
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National Museum of American History
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Gibson Five-String Banjo

Maker:
Gibson, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
maple (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 in x 14 in x 3 1/4 in; 96.52 cm x 35.56 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Date made:
1940=1942
1940-1942
ID Number:
1981.0157.01
Accession number:
1981.0157
Catalog number:
1981.0157.01
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National Museum of American History
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Fairbanks Five-String Banjo

Maker:
A. C. Fairbanks Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (part material)
ivory (part material)
mother-of-pearl (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 92.075 cm x 29.21 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1899
Credit Line:
Gift of James P. and Vada M. Hogan
ID Number:
1999.0296.01
Serial number:
18151
Accession number:
1999.0296
Catalog number:
1999.0296.01
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National Museum of American History
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American Five-String Banjo

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 95.25 cm x 28.575 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1930-1940
Credit Line:
Gift of Adam Gallan
ID Number:
1987.0055.03
Catalog number:
1987.0055.03
Accession number:
1987.0055
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National Museum of American History
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Tin Pan Fretless Banjo

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 11 in x 2 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 27.94 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1880-1920
ID Number:
1981.0530.09
Accession number:
1981.0530
Catalog number:
1981.0530.09
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National Museum of American History
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Five-String Fretless Banjo

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 9 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 73.66 cm x 24.13 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850 - 1900
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary E. Maxwell
ID Number:
MI.381927
Catalog number:
381927
Accession number:
160028
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Dobson Five-String Banjo

Maker:
Dobson, Henry C.  Search this
Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
walnut (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/2 in x 13 in x 3 1/4 in; 95.25 cm x 33.02 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 37 in x 13 in x 4 in; 93.98 cm x 33.02 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1877
Credit Line:
Gift of Hermann W. Williams, Jr.
ID Number:
MI.67.009
Catalog number:
67.009
Accession number:
272556
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National Museum of American History
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Teed Six-String Banjo

Maker:
Teed, George  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 89.535 cm x 29.845 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1862
Credit Line:
GIft of Roger D. Abrahams
ID Number:
MI.68.06
Catalog number:
68.06
Accession number:
275703
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Stewart Five-String Banjo

Maker:
Samuel Swain Stewart Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 11 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 91.44 cm x 29.845 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1889
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Richard S. Tilton
ID Number:
MI.73.27
Accession number:
303139
Catalog number:
73.27
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Thompson Artillery Shell Banjo

Maker:
Thompson, Elmer  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 85.09 cm x 23.495 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: New York, Staten Island
Date made:
1917-1919
Credit Line:
Gift of Eileen A. Achilles and John G. Anderson
ID Number:
1984.0975.01
Accession number:
1984.0975
Catalog number:
1984.0975.01
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edanmdm:nmah_606247

African-American Banjo

Physical Description:
wood (part material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 in x 10 in x 3 1/2 in; 78.74 cm x 25.4 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1835-1865
Subject:
African American  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert S. Jamieson
ID Number:
1990.0164.01
Accession number:
1990.0164
Catalog number:
1990.0164.01
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Vega-Vox IV Tenor Banjo

Maker:
Vega Instrument Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
maple (overall material)
mahogany (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 87.63 cm x 34.29 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Sharon L. Faina, In loving memory of H. E. Burton from his family
ID Number:
1998.0074.01
Catalog number:
1998.0074.01
Accession number:
1998.0074
Serial number:
A-125768
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American Five-String Fretless Banjo

Maker:
Proffitt, Frank  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 2 in; 90.17 cm x 22.225 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1963
ID Number:
MI.65.0715
Catalog number:
65.0715
Accession number:
258893
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National Museum of American History
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American Five-String Fretless Banjo

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
animal skin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/2 in x 10 in x 2 1/4 in; 90.17 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
banjo
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1875-1899
ID Number:
MI.65.0716
Catalog number:
65.0716
Accession number:
258893
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