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Basset Horn in F

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Dresden, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Maple, horn, brass
Dimensions:
Length 975 mm, Tube length approximately 1700 mm, Bell diamter 121 mm, Mouthpiece length 93 mm, Barrel length 64 mm, Upper body section 307 mm, Elbow, approximately 62 mm, Lower body section/ kasten approximately 350 mm, Bell (brass) 241 mm
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1560
Not on view
Marking: */Dresden/*
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 236-237, fig. 93, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 137.

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. 137.



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