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In C. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished light yellow-brown. Ivory rings. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six fingerholes (the f-sharp' hole enlarged). Four square? keys (Young type F), of brass (d-sharp', f', g-sharp', and...

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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)

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Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

about 1800

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Length 59.6 cm (23 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones