Tenor-alto recorder in D (after 16th-century type)

late 19th century
Francis William Galpin (English, 1858–1945)


Object Place: Hatfield Regis, England

Dimensions

Length 64 cm (25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1806

Medium or Technique

Pearwood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In D. Lowest tone d’. Conoidal bore with a slightly flaring bell. The tube is made of pearwood, stained light brown. Eight holes in front, the lowest one on the left stopped with wax; thumb-hole in the rear.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection