Artifact of the Week: W. Bell & Co. Organ

This week’s artifact is a W. Bell and Co. organ patented on February 24, 1887. This organ was made in Guelph and donated by Mrs. E. Affleck. Air was continuously pumped into the bellows using the two foot pedals.


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