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Harmonica

Description

Rectangular block of wood has two steel plates on the front and back side. Plates have four rectanglar hole (keys) covered with brass flaps. One side of wood has four carved-out compartments to blow into. Plates held with tacks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
metal
pine (wood)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
HARMONICA
harmonicas
metal
miniatures (toys)
Pine
pine (wood)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
0.313 x 1.625 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1603
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12448

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