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Clarinet in B-flat

Maker:
Horace Meacham (American, Enfield, Connecticut 1789–1861 Albany, New York)
Maker:
John Meacham (American, Enfield, Connecticut 1785–1844 Albany, New York)
Date:
ca. 1825
Geography:
Albany, New York
Culture:
American
Medium:
Boxwood, ebony, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
L. 59 cm (23-1/4 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.29
Not on view
Marking: Stamped: J & H MEACHAM/ALBANY and on barrel 4/KEY/LONDON/(unicorn);letter B scratched on bell
Our Tuneful Heritage: American Musical Instruments from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue., Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah, 1994, pg. 69, fig. 35, ill.

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



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