Glass Harmonica

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2262

Description

Two octaves of lettered glass keys in Lignum Vitae case with green painted interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

harmonicas
glass (material)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
music
Wood
Glass
Grain-painted
Painted
Musical
Harmonica, Glass

Inscription

Red painted label inside: ""Walter Probin - Maker"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.271 A,B

Maker

Probin, Walter (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

2 x 17 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.271