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Clarinet in B-flat

Maker:
Graves & Company
Date:
ca. 1830–40
Geography:
Winchester, New Hampshire, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Boxwood, ebonite, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
Total length : 660 mm. Bell diam.: 75 mm. Mouthpiece length: 91 mm. Barrel length: 56 mm. Upper body section: 231 mm. Middle body section: 123 mm. Lower body section: 146 mm. Bell: 121 mm.
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.899
Not on view
Marking: Graves & Co/ Winchester/ N.H./ B (below an American eagle)
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections. Phillip T. Young. London, 1993, pg. 93.

A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 32.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pg. 75, fig. 61, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 138.

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. 138.



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