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Simpson Violin

Measurements:
overall: 23 3/4 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 60.325 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
violin
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1790
Credit Line:
Beatrice and Jacques Francais
ID Number:
1998.0210.01
Accession number:
1998.0210
Catalog number:
1998.0210.01
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National Museum of American History
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Deleplanque Theorboed Guitar

Maker:
Deleplanque, Gerard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 11 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in; 106.68 cm x 29.21 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
France: Hauts-de-France, Lille
Date made:
1790
Credit Line:
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
ID Number:
MI.60.1371
Accession number:
227687
Catalog number:
60.1371
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National Museum of American History
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Bagpipe (musette)

Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Object Name:
bagpipe
Place made:
France
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
ID Number:
MI.60.1413
Accession number:
227687
Catalog number:
60.1413
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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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Percussion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Albrecht Square Piano

Maker:
Albrecht, Charles  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1797-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315681
Accession number:
58488
Catalog number:
315681
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Violin Bow

Physical Description:
brazilwood (overall material)
bone (overall material)
horsehair (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.72.14
Catalog number:
72.14
Accession number:
296918
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Viola Bow

Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1/2 in x 28 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 1.27 cm x 73.3425 cm
Object Name:
bow
Place made:
France
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Janos Scholz
ID Number:
MI.73.31
Catalog number:
73.31
Accession number:
304529
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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edanmdm:nmah_605563
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Culliford, Rolfe & Barrow Square Piano

Maker:
Culliford, Rolfe & Barrow  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1790-1792
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315665
Catalog number:
315665
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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edanmdm:nmah_605833
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Longman & Broderip Square Piano

Maker:
Longman & Broderip  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1796
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.300727
Catalog number:
300727
Accession number:
61285
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Longman & Broderip Square Piano

Object Name:
piano
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315660
Catalog number:
315660
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Gray Square Piano

Maker:
Robert & William Gray  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1792-1798
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315666
Catalog number:
315666
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4892-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605875
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Harper Square Piano

Maker:
Harper, John  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1797
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315756
Catalog number:
315756
Accession number:
65928
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tawse Square Piano

Maker:
Tawse, Charles  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1795-1796
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315680
Catalog number:
315680
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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English Square Piano

Object Name:
piano
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1775-1799
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.65.0747
Catalog number:
65.0747
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4d25-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Square Piano

Object Name:
piano
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1770-1790
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315655
Accession number:
58488
Catalog number:
315655
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National Museum of American History
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New England Bass Viol Case

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 49 3/4 in x 19 1/2 in x 14 1/8 in; 126.365 cm x 49.53 cm x 35.8775 cm
Object Name:
case
Place made:
United States: New England
Date made:
ca 1790
ID Number:
1981.0030.02
Catalog number:
1981.0030.02
Accession number:
1981.0030
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800324

Tawse Square Piano

Maker:
Tawse, Charles  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1792-1793
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315679
Catalog number:
315679
Accession number:
58488
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Grassi 2-Keyed Oboe

Maker:
Grassi  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 54.5 cm; 21 7/16 in
reed: 2 3/4 in x 3/8 in; 6.985 cm x .9525 cm
upper joint 1: 8 9/16 in x 1 in; 21.74875 cm x 2.54 cm
upper joint 2: 9 1/8 in x 1 in; 23.1775 cm x 2.54 cm
lower joint 3: 9 9/16 in x 1 in; 24.28875 cm x 2.54 cm
lower joint/bell: 13 3/4 in x 2 13/16 in; 34.925 cm x 7.14375 cm
Object Name:
oboe
Place made:
Italy: Lombardy, Milan
Date made:
1775-1799
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095298
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
095298
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-4404-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119439
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Chitarra Battente Guitar

Measurements:
overall: 36 1/4 in x 11 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in; 92.075 cm x 29.5275 cm x 19.3675 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
1775-1799
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.095262
Accession number:
26256
Catalog number:
095262
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-273c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_605710
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George Waldhauser 1-Keyed Flute

Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 59 cm; x 23 1/4 in
overall: 3 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.09625 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
flute
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Straubing
Date made:
1798
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
Credit Line:
Mrs. John Crosby Brown
ID Number:
MI.219093
Accession number:
41172
Catalog number:
219093
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Flutes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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