Holton B-Flat Cornet

Description:

This cornet was made by Frank Holten & Co. in Elkhorn, Wisconsin in 1921. It is a B-flat cornet, Holton-Clarke model serial #57825, made of silver plated brass with 3 piston valves.Inscribed on the bell:

HOLTON-CLARKE MODEL
MADE BY
Frank Holton & Co.
ELKHORN
WISC.

(and on the second valve):

FRANK HOLTON & CO. ELKHORN, WIS.
57825

This cornet is named after prominent American cornet player and composer, Herbert Lincoln Clarke (1867-1945). The Clark archival collection is at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Date Made: 1921

Maker: Frank Holton & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Wisconsin, Elkhorn

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Credit Line: Gift of Robert Erickson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.70.05Catalog Number: 70.05Accession Number: 287589

Object Name: cornet

Physical Description: brass (overall material)silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 11.43 cm x 16.51 cmoverall: 15 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3eff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606410

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