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Subject > Amusements > Reed organ

Accession # SRM1983-23

Reed organ

1850


This is a melodeon, a keyboard wind instrument. These foot-pumped reed organs were not only less expensive than a piano, but “lighter to transport and less likely to get out of tune.”




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