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Contrabass Slide Trombone

Maker:
Jérome Thibouville-Lamy
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
L. 61-1/8 in. (155.3 cm), Diam. of bell +/-7-7/16 in. (18.8 cm), Diam. of bore 0.575 in. (14.60 mm), slide: small bore 0.530 in. (13.46 mm), large bore 0.570 in. (14.48 mm); Extension 1st to 7th position 23-3/16 in. (58.9 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2071
Not on view
Marking: Legion D'Honneur (in pennant)/ J.T.L. (in leaves)/ Qté Supre/ (gold medals, Paris and London)/ Jérome/Thibouville-Ly/Fr de C'Armée/Breveté/s.g.d.g./Paris/93
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Mr. Pillsbury
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 185, 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. 185, 185+, ill.



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