Mechanical Orguinette Company Organette

Mechanical Orguinette Company Organette

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Description (Brief)

This organette was made by Mechanical Orguinette Company in New York, New York, around 1878-1886. It is an Organette (or Orguinette), hand cranked vacuum system, with 14 freed reeds. Accessioned with 17 paper music strips (Cat. 1991.0132.03 -.19). It is marked:

Mechanical Orguinette Co.
New York

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United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 8 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 36.83 cm x 39.37 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in x 14 in; 21.59 cm x 36.83 cm x 35.56 cm
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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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