Photo Album Music Box

Photo Album Music Box

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Description (Brief)
This music box was possibly made by John Cuendet in Switzerland, around 1880-1910. It is a photo album music box made of brown and gold colored leather with a cavity for a music box, and 13 pages for photographs. This music box has a one-piece comb with 41 teeth and plays 4 tunes. The musical movement is activated when the book is opened.
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Object Name
music box
date made
place made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 24.13 cm x 29.845 cm
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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