Object StatementFotoplayer, components and accessories, Style 20, wood / metal / copper / steel / brass / ebony / fabric / felt / paper / skin, made by American Photo Player Company, Berkeley, California, United States of America, c. 1918
Physical DescriptionFotoplayer, Style 20, American Photo Player Company, Berkeley, California, c.1918.
Style 20 fotoplayer featuring an 88 note keyboard, 4 piano pedals, 5 stop rockers and 4 effect buttons (above the keyboard) with 2 spool boxes in fron mounted vertically. The side cabinet has an ornamental front backed with faded orange cloth. It contains organ pipes, bass drum, snare drum, 2 cymbals, tom-tom drum, 1 chime, train whistle, pistol shot effect and castanets. Both the piano and the side cabinet are veneered in oak.
MarksPlaque above keyboard: "fotoplayer" / Manufactured By / American Photo Player Co. / New York, N.Y. - Berkeley, Cal. / U.S.A."