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Planchettes, set of

Planchettes, set of

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This set of planchettes was made by an undetermined maker and place, around 1847-1850.

It is tune #207 - Souvenirs de chaumon. These planchettes were accessioned with Debain player piano (Cat. #236911). They feature English patent #11359 (1846), by Alexander Debain for improvements in keyed musical instruments

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
planchettes
date made
1847-1850
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: largest planchette: 3/4 in x 14 3/4 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 37.465 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: smallest planchette: 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
MI.236912.02.12
catalog number
236912.02.12
accession number
44953
Credit Line
Bequest of Ann A. Jeffcott
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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