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Musical Glasses

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 3/4 in x 35 3/4 in x 21 1/8 in; 90.805 cm x 90.805 cm x 53.6575 cm
Object Name:
musical glasses
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1800-1850
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315752
Accession number:
65928
Catalog number:
315752
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Rebec

Physical Description:
poplar (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 1/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 53.6575 cm x 14.605 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
rebec
Date made:
18th century
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095310
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
95310
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National Museum of American History
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Viola d'amore (composite)

Physical Description:
pine (overall material)
hardwood (overall material)
fruitwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in x 4 in; 78.105 cm x 22.5425 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
viola d'amore
Place made:
Eastern Europe
Date made:
18th century
Credit Line:
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
ID Number:
MI.65.0644
Accession number:
1991.0406
Catalog number:
65.0644
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Pochette

Physical Description:
spruce (overall material)
gourd (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 17 3/8 in x 3 9/16 in; 8.5725 cm x 44.1325 cm x 9.04875 cm
Object Name:
pochette
Date made:
late 18th century
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095293
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
095293
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National Museum of American History
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Viola d'amore (composite)

Physical Description:
spruce (overall material)
maple (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 1/2 in x 9 1/8 in x 4 in; 67.31 cm x 23.1775 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
viola d'amore
Date made:
18th century
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095279
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
95279
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4ace-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Violin Bow

Physical Description:
ironwood (overall material)
ebony (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 27 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 69.85 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
bow
Date made:
18th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Lex K. Larson in memory of Arthur Larson
ID Number:
1994.0036.05
Accession number:
1994.0036
Catalog number:
1994.0036.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4150-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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French Viola d'amore Bow

Physical Description:
beefwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
bone (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1/2 in x 28 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 1.27 cm x 72.7075 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
18th century
ID Number:
MI.69.09
Accession number:
281385
Catalog number:
69.09
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Composite Violin

Measurements:
overall: 23 3/4 in x 8 in x 3 1/4 in; 60.325 cm x 20.32 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
violin
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1700-1799
Date made:
ca 1680
Credit Line:
Gift of Joya B. Cox
ID Number:
1986.1022.01
Catalog number:
1986.1022.01
Accession number:
1986.1022
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4191-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Pitch Pipe

Physical Description:
walnut (overall material)
brass (overall material)
bone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.5 cm x 2.8 cm x 30.2 cm; 1 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 11 7/8 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 12 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 3.4925 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
pitch pipe
Date made:
18th century
Credit Line:
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
ID Number:
MI.65.0616
Accession number:
1991.0406
Catalog number:
65.0616
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-33f2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606586
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Square Piano

Physical Description:
brass (ring material)
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
Netherlands
Date made:
1760 - 1776
Credit Line:
Mrs. John Crosby Brown
ID Number:
MI.229668
Accession number:
42336
Catalog number:
229668
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4d27-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Voigt Viola

Maker:
Voigt, Johann Georg  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 9 in x 4 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 22.86 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
viola
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Neukirchen im Erzgebirge
Date made:
ca. 1768
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven C. Mallory
ID Number:
2009.0260.01
Catalog number:
2009.0260.01
Accession number:
2009.0260
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-cb6d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1377187

German Square Piano

Object Name:
piano
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1805-1815
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.316628
Accession number:
66832
Catalog number:
316628
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4d2a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_605983
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European Snare Drum

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
rope (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 17 in x 17 in; 40.64 cm x 43.18 cm x 43.18 cm
Object Name:
drum
Place made:
Europe
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
ID Number:
MI.65.0693
Accession number:
1991.0406
Catalog number:
65.0693
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Parade or Field Drum

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
rope (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 18 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 46.99 cm
Object Name:
drum
Date made:
1734?
Credit Line:
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
ID Number:
MI.65.0700
Accession number:
1991.0406
Catalog number:
65.0700
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3cc9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Pitch Pipe

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 13 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.4925 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
pitch pipe
Date made:
18th centrury
ID Number:
MI.64.762
Catalog number:
64.762
Accession number:
251929
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Schneider Square Piano

Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
Germany: Bavaria, Nuremberg
Date made:
1772-1778
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.303539
Catalog number:
303539
Accession number:
62559
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National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-424f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Marshall Violin

Maker:
Marshall, John  Search this
Physical Description:
spruce (table material)
maple (back material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 in; 60.96 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
violin
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1759
Related Publication:
Music From the Age of Jefferson
Six Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1014-1019
Two Sonatas for Violin and Continuo, BWV 1021 & BWV 1023
ID Number:
MI.68.02
Catalog number:
68.02
Accession number:
274966
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-16b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605507

Henry Jay Kit

Maker:
Jay, Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
spruce (overall material)
maple (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
pochette
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1750
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.094867
Accession number:
23899
Catalog number:
094867
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-dfeb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_213570
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German Consort Bass Viol

Physical Description:
spruce (overall material)
maple (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 16 3/8 in x 48 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 41.5925 cm x 122.555 cm
Object Name:
viol
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1725-1735
Credit Line:
Yale University
ID Number:
MI.60.1417
Accession number:
229483
Catalog number:
60.1417
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-350e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_605597
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Trumpet Marine (composite)

Physical Description:
spruce (overall material)
friutwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 7 in x 52 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 17.78 cm x 133.35 cm
Object Name:
Trumpet Marine (composite instrument)
trumpet marine (composite instrument)
Date made:
19th century
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095280
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
095280
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-38a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_605619
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