Melodeon

1847
Prince & Co. (American, about 1833–about 1879)


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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

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