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Five-string banjo (stringless)
Five string banjo; no strings remain. The banjo was made by Franklin Tenney Brawley, a drummer in the Sixth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G. Brawley made the banjo during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War from a bed post and a drum head. The banjo is inlaid with silver coins and features a hand drawn United States shield and flag.
Content Category: artifacts
Made by: Brawley, Franklin Tenney
Made during: Sibley Expedition
Made during: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Brack, George M.
Music. Instruments. Plucked String Instruments
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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52 (Accession Number)