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'Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ

Made
  • c 1905
'Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ, domestic model, either O or S, The Aeolian Company, New York, c.1905.

58 key compass: 18 stops; pressure system; electric motor (marked Crompton Parkinson (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.) and fan (marked M.A. Swinnerton Gladesville N.S.W.). Carved cedar case with lattice work and purple cloth backing. Includes 100 rolls.

Summary

Object No.

85/202

Object Statement

'Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ, domestic model, either O or S, The Aeolian Company, New York, c.1905.

Physical Description

'Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ, domestic model, either O or S, The Aeolian Company, New York, c.1905.

58 key compass: 18 stops; pressure system; electric motor (marked Crompton Parkinson (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.) and fan (marked M.A. Swinnerton Gladesville N.S.W.). Carved cedar case with lattice work and purple cloth backing. Includes 100 rolls.

Marks

Marked: Aeolian Orchestrelle

Serial number inside lid: 86309.

Dimensions

Height

1555 mm

Width

1675 mm

Depth

650 mm

Production

Made

  • c 1905

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1985

Acquisition Date

19 February 1985

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 September 2022, <https://ma.as/37584>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/37584 |title='Aeolian Orchestrelle' player reed organ |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 September 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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