Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Violin case - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

John S. Rhodes donated this primitively carved wooden violin case to the museum in 1915. Rhodes operated a "curiosity shop" in Topeka, Kansas. He claimed the case was carved from a cedar log around 1830 and used by a fur trapper or explorer traveling in the Rocky Mountains.

Date: between 1800 and 1900

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 221687
KSHS Identifier: 1915.56.0

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.