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Sopranino in E-flat. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Three rotary valves. Brass, with German silver trimmings. Tuning slide in the main tube. Deep conical-shaped mouthpiece.

Inscription

Engraved on bell garland: Leopold Uhlmann / K: K: Priv: / Instrumenten Fabrik in Wien.

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

about 1870

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

Length 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1987

Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones