Watchman's horn

19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 85 cm (33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1966

Medium or Technique

Oxhorn, brass

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Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Made of a twisted ox-horn; a brass bell and a brass band in the upper end; tipped at the small end with a brass ferrule. The hemispherical cup mouthpiece is of horn.

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