Patent Model - Improvement in Combined Bed and Musical-Instrument Board

Maker and role
John McDonald (b.Unknown, d.Unknown), Patentee
Production date
Nov 23 1869
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Object detail

Wood, fabric, brass, ivory
8 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/2" (21 x 21.6 x 11.4cm)
For small living spaces, McDonald patent furnished "a keyboard musical instrument, which shall be so constructed, when closed, shall have every appearance of, and may be in fact a real instrument, suitable to be placed in a parlor or sitting room..." (Patent number: 97,101)
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