Tin Pan Fretless Banjo

Description (Brief)
This banjo was made by an unknown maker in the United States around 1880-1920. It is a four-string banjo made from a tin pan. The neck appears to be commercially made.
Object Name
banjo
date made
1880-1920
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 11 in x 2 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 27.94 cm x 5.715 cm
overall: 24 in x 10 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 27.6225 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1981.0530.09
accession number
1981.0530
catalog number
1981.0530.09
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
Banjos
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Banjos
Exhibition
Spark!Lab
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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