Cornet in E-flat (circular model)

1864–1866
Elbridge G. Wright (American, 1811–1871)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 32.5 x 25.5 cm (12 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.940

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Three top-action rotary valves. Original case.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: Made by / E.G. Wright / Boston

Provenance

About 1980, sold by Gordon Dow at a flea market, Pennsylvania, to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen