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Keyed bugle in B-flat

Seven keys. Mouthpiece and screw-tightened tuning slide.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: Royal Kent Bugle / London

Provenance

Before about 1998, Robert Sheldon, Moultonborough, New Hampshire; by about 1998, sold by Sheldon to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen

about 1825

Object Place

Probably London, England

Dimensions

Length x width: 45.5 x 16 cm (17 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.942

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass, leather.

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones