Small wooden box with hinged cover. A spring motor operates the cylinder with small steel pins; these pins pluck the tongues of a steel comb. Plays two tunes, "The Bay of Biscay" and "The Banks of Allan Water."
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection