- Description (Brief)
This accordion was made in Germany around 1878 to 1882 and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It has 3 keys on the bass side, 10 buttons on the treble side, and 2 stops.
John Howard Foote (1833-1896) was a musical instrument dealer with shops in New York City and Chicago. This instrument was sold as a German Accordion (#5508 ½).
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Date made
- 1878 - 1882
- place made
- Physical Description
- wood, oak (overall material)
- metal, nickel-plated (corners; clasps material)
- paper, gilt (bellows material)
- cloth, enameled (bellows material)
- overall: 6 3/8 in x 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 16.1925 cm x 34.925 cm x 26.67 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of J. Howard Foote
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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