Chalumeau (after 18th-century type)
late 19th century
Probably by Francis William Galpin (English, 1858–1945)
Object Place: Hatfield Regis, England
Length 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Walnut, stained brown. Made in two parts: mouthpiece and body. Eight fingerholes (one stopped with wax) and one thumbhole.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection
Reproduced with permission.