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Oboe in C

Maker:
Camus (French, Paris, active 1793–1822)
Date:
ca. 1800
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
L. 574 mm., Diam. of bell, 67 mm., L. of tube 574 mm. Upper section: 238 mm. Lower section: 236 mm Foot: 150 mm.
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.894
Not on view
Marking: 1) (stamped on upper section) (bell)/C/CAMUS/*/2
2) (stamped on lower section) (bell)/CAMUS/*/*/A PARIS
3) (stamped on foot) (bell) /•/C/CAMUS/A PARIS/*
Count Eugene Henri-Joseph de Bricqueville ; Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Hosted by Laurence Libin in Lend Us Your Ears: A Series of Twelve Radio Programs. CD. Recording., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1978.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 145, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 145, 145+, ill.



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