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Valved bugle in E-flat

With original mouthpiece. Three side-action rotary valves.

Inscription

Embossed on medallion affixed to bell: Made by / E.G. WRIGHT / Boston

Provenance

Before about 1979, Robert Sheldon, Moultonborough, New Hampshire; by about 1979, traded by Sheldon to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen

1864–1866

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 33 x 13.5 cm (13 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.939

Medium or Technique

Copper, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones