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'Empire' Music Page Turner, by The British and Colonial Industries Association, London, 1890s

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Inventory Number: 13383
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2011-15
Brief Description: A wooden frame with metal arms held in place with springs, each of these arms holds sheet music and will turn when a switch is pressed. Stored in card box.
Primary Inscriptions: PATENT NO 133405/ THE BRITISH AND COLONIAL/ INDUSTRIES ASSN./ 317, HIGH HOLBORN/ LONDON, W.C.1./ MADE IN ENGLAND
Provenance: Presented by Dr Robert Anderson in 2011. Originally lent for display on the 'Fourth Plinth' in conjunction with the 'Eccentricity' exhibition.
Collection Group:
Material(s): metal
Wood
string
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 90 470 mm

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