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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Canjo, Tin Can Guitar Or Banjo

Identifier:
E2007.20.2
Description:
15 ounce Ocean Spray Cranberry Souce Tin Can with simple metal frets on natural wood neck with one stretched string attached to winding/tightening key at top. Includes a small paper booklet entitled " How to Play the Canjo" by J-Folks 1992". (Note: extra strings and picks in accession file);Example of a homemade musical stringed instrument that was created by local folk musicians in west Michigan.
Date:
1992 – 2012
Materials:
Hand Crafted, Wood, Tin, String
Dimensions:
21.5" h
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Gift Of Shirley Folkertsma
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Science Tuesday: Science of Sound (January 2017)
Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.
Makers/Donors
J-folks Mountain Dulcimers

Maker

Three Folk Mountain Dulcimers