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Organette

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Artifact no.
1979.0074.001
Model
CELESTINA, IMPROVED
Manufacturer
Aeolian Organ & Music Co.
Manufacturer Location
United States of America
Context Function
PLAYS EITHER 20 NOTE ROLLS OR LOOPS (PUNCHED PAPER)
Context Technical
THE ORGANETTE WAS PERHAPS THE CHIEF SOURCE OF INEXPENSIVE MECHANICAL MUSIC IN THE AMERICAN HOME (1870S TO 1900).
Description
WOOD/ BRASS
Number of Parts
2
Serial Number
21635
Artifact Finish
WOOD CASING - DARK STAIN; VARNISHED/WOOD PARTS OF MECHANISM- NATURAL COLOUR; VARNISHED
Artifact Decoration
CASING HAS AN ORNATE STENCILLED PATTERN IN GOLD
Artifact Missing
COMPLETE
Group 1
Communications
Category 1
Music
Subcategory 1
Mechanical
Material
wood->;metal->brass
Length
40.0 cm
Width
33.5 cm