"Darling Nelly Gray"

Description (Brief):

This music strip was made by an unknown maker in the United States, around 1880-1890. It is a music strip (5 ½ feet long) - "Darling Nelly Gray,” by Benjamin Hanby. This strip can be played in 14-note organettes.

Description (Brief)

As indicated in an 1885 Catalog of Music for the Orguinette, the price of music was 4 cents per foot. The length of the music strip indicated above, is from the catalog.

Date Made: 1880-1890

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of May Flewellen McMillan, Ph.D., in memory of Charles Edward McMillan and Eugene Charlton McMillan, Jr., M.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0132.14Accession Number: 1991.0132Catalog Number: 1991.0132.14

Object Name: music strip

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: rolled: 9 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-6927-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_609302

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