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Signed guitar and case owned by James Brown

  • Signed guitar and case owned by James Brown
  • Signed guitar and case owned by James Brown
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Manufactured by
Epiphone Guitar Corp., American, founded 1873
TKL Products Corp., American, founded 1984
Owned by
James Brown, American, 1933 - 2006
Date
2002
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
Guitar: maple, spruce, rosewood, metal, plastic, paper, ink Guitar case: plastic, metal, cloth
Dimensions
guitar: 41 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 4 7/8 in. (105.4 × 42.5 × 12.4 cm)
guitar case: 46 × 19 1/4 × 6 3/8 in. (116.8 × 48.9 × 16.2 cm)
Type
cases (containers)
musical instruments
guitars