Reproduction African-American Banjo

Description (Brief)
This banjo was made by Robert Klinger in Washington, D.C. in 1981. The banjo is a reproduction of an African-American banjo (catalog number 1990.0164.01) that was made in the shop of the National Museum of American History’s conservation lab.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
banjo
date made
1981
maker
Klinger, Robert
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
overall: 31 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 79.375 cm x 26.035 cm x 8.5725 cm
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1981.3019.01
nonaccession number
1981.3019
catalog number
1981.3019.01
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
Banjos
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Banjos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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