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Cornet in B-flat

Maker:
Gautrot aîné (French, Paris active 1845–84)
Date:
1845–84
Geography:
France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Length without mouthpiece: 32.6 cm (12-7/8 in.); Diam. of bell: 12.5 cm (5 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2313
Not on view
Marking: 1. (stamped on bell) Gautrot Brevete/a PARIS/ [oval with anchor and letters G A]

2. (stamped on valves) //3//2//1//
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 188.

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. 188.



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