Planchettes, set of

Description:

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

It is tune #207 - Souvenirs de chaumon. 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

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments, Music & Musical Instruments, Mechanical Musical Instruments

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Credit Line: Bequest of Ann A. Jeffcott

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.236912.02.12Catalog Number: 236912.02.12Accession Number: 44953

Object Name: planchettes

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: largest planchette: 3/4 in x 14 3/4 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 37.465 cm x 12.7 cmoverall: smallest planchette: 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9304-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_609113

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