Post horn

19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

17.1981

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Octave in B-flat. Conoidal bore. Copper, with brass mouthpiece. The tube is bent twice upon itself, trumpet-like, but the bends are brought closely together and soldered.

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