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Tenor trombone

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Cylindro-conoidal bore. Made in four parts: inner slide branch, slide, bell branch, and adjustable tuning shank (with knurled screw) between bell and slide. Nickel silver stockings at ends of inner slide. Mouthpiece missing.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: Made / by the / Boston / Musical Instrument / Manufy: / 10988

Provenance

1996, sold by Mel Rosenberg, Brass Buff Antiques, Newton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 1996)

Credit Line

Foster Charitable Fund

about 1890

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1996.116

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones