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"Orange Blossoms"

"Orange Blossoms"

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Description

This roller organ roll was made by an undetermined maker in the United States, about 1885. It is roll #227 - "Orange Blossoms." This roll is playable in 20-note roller organs.

This roller organ roll features U. S. Patent #333390, dated July 14, 1885, by Henry B. Morris for a barrel for mechanical musical instruments.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
roller organ roll
date made
ca 1885
user
Meggers, Edith R.
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MI.74.11a.14
accession number
314637
catalog number
74.11a.14
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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