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Hornpipe

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Two parallel reed tubes with five equally spaced finger-holes on each, two horn bells, two reeds. The tubes are inserted in a circular piece of wood which is fitted into the air-chamber (lost).

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

19th century

Object Place

Greece

Dimensions

Length 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1888

Medium or Technique

Wood, horn

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones