Pianola roll [Bunch of Blackberries (Cake Walk)]

Circa 1899
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Circa 1899
A pianola roll of the score of 'Bunch of Blackberries (Cake Walk)' by the composer Abe Holzmann. The 'cake walk' style of music developed from the slavery period in the United States of America and from impromptu dances on plantations. Roll has a green title page and metal clasp at end of roll with attached green string. Metal flanges at either end with metal pins
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Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
PATENTED / X371 / Bunch of Blackberries /(Cake Walk) / Holzman / 0.8 Maker's Mark
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Circa 1899. Pianola roll [Bunch of Blackberries (Cake Walk)], 1969.320.15. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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