Horn speaker used as part of a DJ setup

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Description
A Cerwin-Vega horn speaker. The speaker front is rectangular in shape and painted orange. The sides of the front concave in towards the middle to create a cone shape. The front also has a bar in the middle of the speaker that splits it into two chambers. The back of the speaker is silver in color and shapes into a conical point. The point splits into two halves that end in a round open circle.
Manufactured by
Cerwin-Vega, American, founded 1954
Used by
Angelo T. King, American, born 1959
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Angelo T. King / The Original DJ Tony Tone AKA Tony Crush of The Cold Crush Brothers
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Musical Instruments
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
1970s
Object number
2012.47.11.2
Topic
African American
Hip hop (Music)
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Medium
metal , plastic and paint
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 3/4 × 22 1/4 × 17 3/4 in., 11 lb. (24.8 × 56.5 × 45.1 cm, 5 kg)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
loudspeakers