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Five-string banjo (stringless)
Description 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 U.S.A. shield and flag.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature Banjo
Creation Made by: Brawley, Franklin Tenney
Made during Sibley Expedition
Made during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Subjects Other type: Brack, George M.
Made during Sibley Expedition
Made during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Music. Instruments. Plucked String Instruments
Dates Creation: 1862
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 52