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Thie Double Harmonica

Thie Double Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Wilhelm Thie in Vienna, Austria, undetermined date. It is a double model with 40 double holes and 80 reeds. This harmonica has a wooden comb with brass cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. The harmonica is embossed:

WILHELM THIE

[Wien 1873 award]
IN WIEN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Thie, Wilhelm
place made
Austria: Vienna state, Vienna
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 2 in; 2.2225 cm x 19.685 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.353
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.353
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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