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Alto Shawm

Maker:
Possibly by Francis W. Galpin (British, Dorchester 1858–1945 Richmond)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Wood, brass
Dimensions:
Length 912 mm, Length of body with pirouette 562 mm, Length of foot 380 mm, Length of pirouette 123 mm, Length of fontanelle 100 mm.
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1799
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Francis W. Galpin
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 153, 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. 153, 153+, ill.



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