Lap steel guitar (New Yorker model)

1947
Valco (National brand) (American), Design attributed to Victor Smith (American)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

Length 73.2 cm, diameter 17.8 cm (Length 28 13/16 in., diameter 7 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2223

Medium or Technique

Wood, plastic

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Around 1990, sold at a guitar show, Dallas, Texas, to Brian Fischer, Dover, New Hampshire; 2009, gift of Fischer to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Brian Fischer