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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 #281 - [ ]indisi dela Luciencia. These planchettes were accessioned with Debain player piano (Cat. #315678). 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 16 1/2 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 41.91 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: smallest planchette: 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 20.955 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
MI.315678.02
accession number
58488
catalog number
315678.02
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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