Artifact Details

Title

Player Piano Roll

Catalog Number

102785521

Type

Physical object

Place Manufactured

Chicago, Ill.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 296 The number appears below the words "Q.R.S autograph WORD ROLL."

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 2 in x 2 in

Description

The object is a player piano roll titled, "There's a Long, Long Trail" it is in the key of A minor. The information is stamped within a blue square on the front of the roll. There are also two signatures stamped on the roll the signatures are for Ted Baxter and Max Kortlaufin. There is a white cloth pull tab at the end of the paper, which reads, "QRS Co. Chicago, ILL. Patent applied for." There is a metal loop at the bottom of the tap. At each end of the roll there is a black plastic end cap with "QRS CO. U.S.A." embossed on it.

Category

Memory & storage/other

Credit

Gift of Knute and Ginna Miller

Lot Number

X8832.2019