"Cricket on the Hearth"

Description (Brief):

This roller organ roll was made by an undetermined maker in the United States, about 1885. It is roll #234 - "Cricket on the Hearth." This roll is playable in 20-note roller organs.

Description (Brief)

This roller organ roll features U. S. Patent #333390, dated July 14, 1885, by Henry B. Morris for a barrel for mechanical musical instruments.

Date Made: ca 1885

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Hobert W. and Virginia A. Turner

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0843.31Catalog Number: 1984.0843.31Accession Number: 1984.0843Maker Number: 234

Object Name: roller organ roll

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 1/4 in x 2 in; 15.875 cm x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-66de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_607800

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