Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Alto Saxhorn in E-flat

Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
European or American
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Length: 84cm (33 1/16in.) Diameter of bell: 18.6cm (7 15/16in.) Diameter of bore: 1.2cm (1/2in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2296
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 37.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pg. 92, fig. 94, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 191, 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. 191, 191+, ill.



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