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Concertina

Maker:
Charles Wheatstone (1802–1875)
Date:
1831–37
Geography:
London, England, United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Rosewood, nickel-silver, leather, paper, ivory, tortoiseshell; case of mahogany
Dimensions:
Overall: 7.6 x 14.6 cm (3 x 5 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Free Reed-concertina / accordion
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Alonzo Lehman Bequest, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.380a, b
Not on view
Marking: oval nickel-silver nameplate that reads: "BY HIS MAJESTY'S LETTERS PATENT/ C. WHEATSTONE./ INVENTOR./ 20 CONDUIT ST. REGENT ST./ LONDON."
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