Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ukulele

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Hawaii, United States
Culture:
American (Hawaiian)
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 26-1/2 in., W. 8-1/4 in.
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2136
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 47, ill.



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