B-Flat Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by an unknown maker in the United States around 1875 to 1900. It is a B-flat cornet made of nickel silver plated brass, and has 3 string side-action rotary valves.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875-1900
unspecified
Willard, H. C.
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
in box: 4 3/8 in x 22 in x 14 in; 11.1125 cm x 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
MI.67.014
catalog number
67.014
accession number
272355
Credit Line
Gift of H. C. Willard, Sr.
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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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