Planchettes, set of


This set of planchettes was made by an undetermined maker and place, around 1847-1850.

It is tune #86 - God Save the Queen. These planchettes were accessioned with Debain player piano (Cat. #236911). They feature English patent #11359 (1846), by Alexander Debain for improvements in keyed musical instruments

Date Made: 1847-1850

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Bequest of Ann A. Jeffcott

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.236912.02.06Catalog Number: 236912.02.06Accession Number: 44953

Object Name: planchettes

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: one planchette: 3/4 in x 16 1/2 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 41.91 cm x 12.7 cm


Record Id: nmah_609107

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