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Hurdy-gurdy barrel organ

Date made: late 19th-early 20th century

Description: A 'Hurdy-Gurdy' Barrel Organ (Musical instrument). This is a barrel organ, housed in a painted black case and bound with leather straps. This item was played by Carmine Valerio, one of the last of the Hurdy Gurdy men in Douglas.

Measurements: overall: 51 x 60 x 42 cm

Materials: leather, wood

Object name: barrel organ

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-7054


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