"then You'll Remember Me"

"then You'll Remember Me"

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Description

This music strip was made by Autophone Comapny in Ithaca, New York, about 1878. It is Autophone strip #135 - "Then You'll Remember Me." This strip can be played in 22-key model autophones.

This instrument features U. S. Patent #211821, dated December 3, 1878, by Henry B. Horton, for improvements in mechanical musical instruments that play perforated paper strips. In the patent description the inventor uses the term “autophone” to describe the instrument.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
music strip
date made
ca 1878
place made
United States: New York, Ithaca
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
MI.68.13.14
accession number
277816
catalog number
68.13.14
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. C. R. Gutermuth
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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