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Seek Information On Animated Globe Music Box
By Nádia Almeida

Dear MMD,  I am Nádia Almeida, a student at the University of Porto,
Portugal, studying for the Master's Degree in Museology.  For the
discipline of Study and Management of Collections, I am researching
a music box object in the inventory of the Romantic Museum located
in the city of Porto.

I write to very respectfully request information about a "music box"
which you published in the year 2004.  This object is very similar to
what I am researching, and little data exists.

In this context I would like to know about the origin, manufacturer
and more information such as the identification of the melodies played.
Any further information will be very important in this inventory work
for the Romantic Museum.

Thank you for your attention.

Nádia Almeida
Porto, Portugal
nadiahelena1@gmail.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

 [ Photo of the object [No. 836] at Chartres auction in May, 2004 (MMD website)
 [   http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/01/24/170124_171602_836.jpg 
 [ Photo of the object of my research (Romantic Museum)
 [   http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/01/24/170124_171602_20161215_105454.jpg 
 [ tune list
 [   http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/01/24/170124_171602_20161026_104616.jpg 
 [ movement
 [   http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/01/24/170124_171602_20161104_100348.jpg 

 [ At http://www.mmdigest.com/Gallery/Auctions/Chartres0405/0405En_im.html 
 [   No. 836 A fine glass painted dome with a three masted ship, a
 [   windmill and a train running on a bridge. Small pullwound movement for
 [   the music and the animations. (Original condition, but not working).
 [   Second half of the XIXth c. H. 45 cm. L. 36 cm.  Est. 900/1200 
 [
 [ The animated globe music box sold for 2700 euros, about 2-1/2 times the
 [ estimate!  What firm made the 2-tune "pull-to-wind" movement?
 [
 [ Nádia explains the concept of the Community Museum in the article at
 [ https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pt&u=http://cidadeseducadoras.org.br/metodologias/como-criar-um-museu-comunitario/ 
 [
 [ -- Robbie


(Message sent Wed 25 Jan 2017, 01:16:02 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

Key Words in Subject:  Animated, Box, Globe, Information, Music, Seek

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