Wittman E-Flat Natural Trumpet

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Description (Brief)
This trumpet was made by Christian Wittmann (died ca. 1807) in Nuremberg around 1781-1807. It is an E-flat natural trumpet made of brass with one coil and brass ferrules and ball decorated with engraved lines. This trumpet is engraved:

MACHT CHRISTIAN [/] WITTMANN IN NURNB [/] C * W
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1781-1807
unspecified
Cooper Union Museum
maker
Wittmann, Christian
place made
Deutschland: Bayern, Nuremberg
Deutschland: Bayern, Nürnberg
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
cord (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.3 cm; x 4 7/16 in
overall: 4 9/16 in x 5 in x 26 3/4 in; 11.58875 cm x 12.7 cm x 67.945 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1409
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1409
Credit Line
Gift of Cooper Union Museum
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Trumpets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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