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Bow for trumpet marine (tromba marina)

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Music: Toccata from Sonata No. 1 by Don Lorenzo de Castro, about 1750-70 (performed by Kathryn Buehler-McWilliams on a trumpet marine made by Kate Buehler-McWilliams, St. Paul, MN, 2005)


Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Probably England


Length 192 cm, width 36.5 cm (Length 75 9/16 in., width 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones