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Reed organ (Grand Salon model)

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Compass: FF-f3 (61 notes)

Inscription

Inscribed on nameboard: J. Estey & Co. Brattleboro, Vt. / printed label at back of case: J. ESTEY & COMPANY / MANUFACTURERS OF / THE ESTEY COTTAGE ORGAN / No. 100,009 / PATENTED …; stamped on back of case: J. H. HYDE

Provenance

Before 1980, Mrs. Rabin, Peterboro, New Hampshire; by 1990, sold by Rabin to Stephen Sanborn, Sunapee, New Hampshire; about 1990, sold by Sanborn to Laurence W. Leonard, Laconia, New Hampshire; 2006, sold by Leonard to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 20, 2006)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Gift of Wolfe Wolfinsohn and the Gift of Frank H. Conant

about 1878

Object Place

Brattleboro, Vermont

Dimensions

Height 200.6 cm, width 139.7 cm, depth 65 cm (Height 79 in., width 55 in., depth 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1358

Medium or Technique

Walnut, rosewood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones