Seraphine

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-38292

Description

Seraphine [A] in original wooden case [B]. A seraphine is a small vacuum-operated reed organ. Rectangular with leather bellows, series of push button keys on top. Wooden case with hinged lid has a large Abraham Prescott label pasted in lid dated August 2, 1841.

Details

Descriptive Terms

seraphines
wood (plant material)
Instrument, Keyboard
Organ
Organ, Reed
Organ, Reed

Inscription

"A.PRESCOTT/CONCORD N.H." (Engraved)

Maker

Prescott, Abraham (Maker)

Accession Number

1935.1496AB