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Estey & Green Reed Organ (Melodeon)

Estey & Green Reed Organ (Melodeon)

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Description (Brief)
This reed organ was made by Estey & Green in Brattleboro, Vermont, around 1855-1857. It is a portable lyre-leg style melodion, with a single keyboard, and two pedals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Organ (Melodeon)
date made
1855-1857
place made
United States: Vermont, Brattleboro
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 1/2 in x 37 1/2 in x 19 1/8 in; 74.93 cm x 95.25 cm x 48.5775 cm
ID Number
1982.0293.01
accession number
1982.0293
catalog number
1982.0293.01
Credit Line
Bequest of John Russell Mason
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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