Harmon Wow Wow Mute

Description:

This mute was made G. Leblanc Corporation in Kenosha, Wisconsin, undetermined date. It is a Alessi Vacchiano model Harmon Wow Wow trumpet mute made of aluminum with a cork-covered end. Used by jazz musician, William Alonzo “Cat” Anderson. The mute is stamped:

ALESSI
G.
LEBLANC
CORPORATION
KENOSHA, WIS
VACCHIANO

(and a printed label):

MR ADOLPHUS A. CHEATHAM
1539 LEXINGTON #5-C
NEW YOR NY 10035

User: Cheatham, DocManufacturer: G. Leblanc Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Wisconsin, Kenosha

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Amanda N. Cheatham

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0218.19Accession Number: 2002.0218Catalog Number: 2002.0218.19

Object Name: mute

Physical Description: aluminum (overall material)cork (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 9.525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-853e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1006226

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