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Slide trumpet

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Crooked in E-flat. Silver-plated brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Made in three parts: crook, instrument proper, and the slide. The tube has two bends. The slide is operated by a long hollow rod sliding over another one of smaller diameter, inside of which are concealed two gut strings attached to...

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Inscription

Engraved on bell: [monogram: I A]

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

1825–50

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Length 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1996

Medium or Technique

Silver plated brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones