"General Garfield's March"

"General Garfield's March"

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Description (Brief)

This music strip was made by an unknown maker in the United States, around 1880-1890. It is a music strip (10 ¾ feet long) - "General Garfield’s March.” This strip can be played in 14-note organettes.

As indicated in an 1885 Catalog of Music for the Orguinette, the price of music was 4 cents per foot. The length of the music strip indicated above, is from the catalog.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
music strip
date made
1880-1890
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: rolled: 10 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 27.305 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1991.0132.08
accession number
1991.0132
catalog number
1991.0132.08
Credit Line
Gift of May Flewellen McMillan, Ph.D., in memory of Charles Edward McMillan and Eugene Charlton McMillan, Jr., M.D.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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