Cornet case owned by Maxine Sullivan

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Manufactured by
F. E. Olds, American
Owned by
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Medium
metal , leather , plastic and plush
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 × 17 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (27.9 × 45.1 × 14.6 cm)
Type
cases (containers)
Date
ca. 1977
Description
A hard-sided Olds Ambassador cornet case. The exterior is covered with brown leather with a metal plaque attached on the front. The plaque has a large [O] at the top, above the word [OLDS]. The case's edges are rounded and covered with dark brown leather bumper strips. It has a brown plastic handle and two lockable metal latches. The interior is lined with red plush and is molded to hold a trumpet and mouthpiece with a cavity underneath for additional material. A piece of yellow paper is taped above the handle. [A07468-3 / trumpet] is written on it in pencil.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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