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Alto in G. The second partial sounds g. Copper, lacquered black. Cylindro-conoidal bore; deep conical cup mouthpiece. The tube is wound twice upon itself.

Inscription

Engraved on garland: Kelly & Co Pall Mall London

Provenance

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

about 1810

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Length 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1970

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones