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Melodeon

Melodeon
Creator: Carhart, James
Date: between 1857 and 1869
Abolitionist John Brown gave this melodeon to his daughter, Ruth Brown Thompson, as a wedding present. It was played at his funeral on December 8, 1859. Brown originally purchased the melodeon from a musician in New York. It was manufactured by Carhart & Needham Organs and Melodeons of New York, and patent dates stamped on the instrument range from 1846 to 1857.


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