Martin, Pollman & Co. E-Flat Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by Martin, Pollmann & Co. in New York, New York around 1875 to 1877. It is an E-flat cornet made of nickel silver plated brass and has 3 string side-action rotary valves. This cornet is engraved:

Manufd. by Martin, Pollman & Co. New York.

Martin, Pollmann & Co. was formed in 1872 by brothers Godfrey Robert Martin (ca. 1835-ca. 1900) and John Henry Martin (1835-1910), and Henry August Pollmann (d. ca. 1905).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875-1877
maker
Martin, Pollman & Co.
Martin, Pollmann & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 11.1125 cm x 16.51 cm
cornet: 11 1/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 11.1125 cm x 17.145 cm
mouthpiece: 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.76.31
accession number
1977.0294
catalog number
76.31
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Cornets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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