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This music stand was owned by Johnsie Bason Burnham, who was a suffragist from New York. The stand was used by her as a violinist at the Metropolitan Orchestra at the Musical Union in New York. After a series of conferences, the union bowed to the will of the suffragists and allowed women to play.

Dimensions are: 47" tall, 17" wide. All measurements are approximate.

Provenance:Descended through the Bason family.

Condition: Some damage and repairs to fretwork music rest. Missing two of the wire supports for music books. Good - Fine.

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Victorian Walnut Music Stand - US Suffragist Owned

Estimate $200 - $250Jun 2, 2018