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Treble recorder in A (after 18th-century type)

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In A. The lowest tone is a'. Conoidal bore. Walnut, stained dark mahogany reddish-brown. Made in three parts: the head, the body, and the foot-joint. Seven finger-holes in front, thumb-hole in the rear.


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

late 19th century

Object Place

Probably England


Length 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones