This is a "Bilhorn Telescope Organ", a portable reed organ designed to be used by travelling churchmen. This organ was known to be used by a local street preacher, and is painted on all sides with religious slogans.
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- Decorative elements:Sign-painted religious slogans on all sides
- Inscriptions:This organ is the property of the Lord Jesus Christ / Ye must be born again/... with Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, today, forever / Strong drink is raging / Swear not at all
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:412.132 Sets of free reeds
- Repository:Kirklees Museums and Galleries
- Measurements:59.5 x 40.5 x 28 cm