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Melodeon

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Provenance

Before 1981, owned by donor's paternal grandmother, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; by 1981, by descent to her grandson, William C. Wise, Brookline, Massachusetts; 1981, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Wise to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1981)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Wise

1847

Object Place

Buffalo, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 73.5 cm, width 35.1 cm, case height 13.5 cm, height with legs 71.5 cm (Length 28 15/16 in., width 13 13/16 in., case height 5 5/16 in., height with legs 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.436

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones