Musical instruments, devices and recordings
1870 - circa 1900
Wood, Paper, Lacquer, Textile, Leather, Metal
235 x 120 mm; 300 mm (Length)
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Accordion, possibly American, late 19th century. Black lacquered body with red edged paper concertina body between wooden supports , the paper has pictures of children's toys. Ten keys, six missing, operate wooden valves with metal covers. Leather hand strap one end, thumb strap at keyboard end. Metal corner supports on the wooden sections.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.