Poet and Peasant - Overture

Poet and Peasant - Overture

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This music box disc was made by Mermod Freres, in St. Croix, Switzerland, around 1896-1898. It is Stella Disc #62 - Poet and Peasant - Overture, by Franz von Suppé. This disc is playable in Mermod Freres music box models, #63, #84, #126, #168, and #268, which can accommodate 17-1/4” diameter discs.

According to the accession correspondence, the music box and accompanying discs were purchased by the donor in Worcester, Massachusetts, July 25. 1901

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Object Name
music box disc
date made
Mermod Freres
place made
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 17 1/4 in; 43.815 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Louella C. Perry (through: James E. Farrell)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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