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Planchettes, set of

Planchettes, set of

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Description

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

It is tune #215 - Le danois. 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: 11/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 16 3/4 in; 1.74625 cm x 13.0175 cm x 42.545 cm
overall: smallest planchette: 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: largest planchette: 3/4 in x 11 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 27.94 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
MI.236912.02.14
accession number
44953
catalog number
236912.02.14
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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