Accordion ; Sovereign Accordeon; late 19th - early 20th century; 2011.4

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Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.

Name/Title

Accordion

About this object

Accordion; a Sovereign Accordeon, made in Germany, possibly during the Victorian period.
The accordion consists of a bellows made of printed cardboard in red, black and dark blue; with black-painted wooden ends. Above the keys on the left hand side is the word: "Sovereign".

Maker

Sovereign Accordeon

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

late 19th - early 20th century

Place Made

Europe, Germany

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, metal wood
processed material, metal
processed material, textile

Inscription and Marks

Printed in gold at one end: "Sovereign"

Stamped on metal plates: "SOVEREIGN / ACCORDEON / GESETZLICH GESCHUTZT / MADE IN GERMANY"

Measurements

h 140mm x l 340mm x w 258mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

musical instrument

Object number

2011.4

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