13-Keyed Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by Johann Pfaff in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1878 to 1882. It is a 13-keyed clarinet in E-flat, made of brass. The bell is engraved:

J. Pfaff, Phila.

This clarinet features machine threads on a removable metal bell.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1878-1882
maker
Pfaff, Johann
Pfaff, Johann
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 3 in; 44.45 cm x 7.62 cm
clarinet: 14 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 37.1475 cm x 4.445 cm
bell: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
1987.0092.01
catalog number
1987.0092.01
accession number
1987.0092
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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