South Street Seaport Museum Harmonica

South Street Seaport Museum Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hering in Brazil, undetermined date. This custom-made harmonica has 4 single holes and 8 reeds. It has a red plastic comb with white painted metal covers attached to the top and bottom with rivets, and a chain and key ring. This harmonica is marked:

South Street
Seaport Museum

(and):

Hering
Brazil

This harmonica was made for the South Street Seaport Museum in New York, New York.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hering
place made
Brazil
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/16 in x 4 in x 9/16 in x 1 in; 1.11125 cm x 10.16 cm x 1.42875 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.026
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.026
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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