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Cornet in E-flat (circular model)

Three top-action rotary valves. Original case.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: Made by / E.G. Wright / Boston

Provenance

About 1980, sold by Gordon Dow at a flea market, Pennsylvania, to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen

1864–1866

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 32.5 x 25.5 cm (12 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.940

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones