H.R. Palmer’s baton

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: H.R. Palmer’s baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: H.R. Palmer; Date: 1885; Country: United States; Town: Brooklyn; Materials: dark-brown French-polished wood, brass; Measurements: length 44,9 cm, diameter 1,2 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 132; Description:

Cylindrical baton; body made of dark, French-polished wood; brass fittings with flat finishes fixed to both tips, with engraved frames on the sides, filled with inscriptions and floral motives, and surrounded with twig patterns.

; Inscriptions:

on one fitting, in a frame: From the / Choral Union / Brooklyn, E.D. ; in another frame: May 13th 1885. ; on the other fitting, in an oval frame: H. R. Palmer

; Catalog card:

Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław)


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