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"New Yorker" electric guitar


Victor Smith ; National Guitar Company


c. 1937

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
'New Yorker' electric guitar, Victor Smith      ;    National Guitar Company
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Medium: Musical Instruments | Lacquered wood, Bakelite, chromium-plated metal
Size: 33 x 7 x 2 5/8in. (83.8 x 17.8 x 6.7cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century, Art Deco
Inscriptions: Mark 'National' emblem on front and back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
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Artist: Victor Smith, American, (dates unknown)
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, (dates unknown)

Artist: National Guitar Company, Los Angeles, California
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: Los Angeles, California
Added to Site: February 28, 2009