Mouth organ (harmoni-cor)

about 1865
Louis Julien Jaulin (French, active mid-19th century)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Length 55.8 cm, bell diameter 6.5 cm (Length 21 15/16 in., bell diameter 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.208

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, ebony, ivory, silver-plated brass

On View

Musical Instruments Alcove (Gallery 103C)

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Inscription

Stamped on bell: HARMONI-COR / JAULIN INV / S G D G / PARIS

Provenance

2005, gift of the New England Conservatory to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of the New England Conservatory of Music