Organita

Organita

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Description (Brief)
This organette was made by an unknown maker in the United States, around 1880-1890. It is an Organita model, hand cranked vacuum system, with 14 freed reeds. Accessioned with 17 paper music strips (Cat. 1991.0132.03 -.19).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
organette
date made
1880-1890
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 5/16 in x 13 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.73375 cm x 33.655 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
1991.0132.01
accession number
1991.0132
catalog number
1991.0132.01
Credit Line
Gift of May Flewellen McMillan, Ph.D., in memory of Charles Edward McMillan and Eugene Charlton McMillan, Jr., M.D.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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