Pitchpipe

about 1860


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 3.2 x 3.7 cm (14 3/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1816

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Rectangular pipe with mouthpiece, fipple, and lip; long slider with graduated lead scale inlaid in the groove. Pipe body of mahogany, silder of pine. Intended for a’=452’.

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