E-flat Circular Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by an unknown maker in the United States or Germany, around 1850 to 1900. It is an E-flat circular cornet made of nickel silver and has 5 string side-action rotary valves.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850-1900
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 11.43 cm x 24.13 cm
overall: 13 3/4 in x 8 in x 4 3/8 in; 34.925 cm x 20.32 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
MI.237758
accession number
45356
catalog number
237758
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Weston D. Bayley
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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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