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Electric guitar belonging to Chuck Berry, nicknamed "Maybellene"

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Topic
African American
Musicians
Rock and roll (Music)
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
1960 Gibson Guitar Corporation
Manufactured by
Gibson Guitar Corp., American, founded 1894
Owned by
Berry, Chuck, American, 1926 - 2017
Subject of
Chess Records, American, founded 1950
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donation of Charles E. Berry
Medium
wood and metal
Dimensions
41 x 17 x 4 in. (104.1 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm)
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Classification
Musical Instruments
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Date
1959
Type
guitars
Object number
2011.137.2