Thumb Piano

Thumb Piano

late 1800s

Wood, iron, and wire

Overall: 19.1 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1915.495

Location

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The CMA acquired this plucky instrument in 1915, one year before it opened to the public.

Description

The thumb piano portrays a wonderfully animated man riding a curious quadruped. His hat suggests he is probably a trader.

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