2-Keyed Tenor Oboe (spurious)

Description:

This oboe was possibly made by G. Dolton, provenance unknown. 19th century. It is a 2-keyed tenor oboe (spurious), made of stained soft wood with brass ferrule and keys. The keys are adapted from a clarinet. This instrument is stamped:

G.BOLTON

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0614Accession Number: 1991.0406Catalog Number: 65.0614

Object Name: oboe (spurious)

Physical Description: wood (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 cm x 72.6 cm; x 1 15/16 in x 28 9/16 inupper joint: 13 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 33.9725 cm x 3.4925 cmlower joint: 16 3/8 in x 2 in; 41.5925 cm x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-33f0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606584

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