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Tenor recorder

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In D. The lowest tone is d'. Coinodal bore. Pearwood, varnished blackish-borwn. Made in three parts: the head, the body, and the foot-joint. Seven finger-holes in front, thumb-hole in the rear.


Stamped on back of foot: NEALE / [hear with two arrows]; scratched on bottom of foot: NEALE / MAKER


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

about 1730

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland


Length 61.5 cm (24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones