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Klappman Freres Ophicleide

Klappman Freres Ophicleide

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Description (Brief)

This ophicleide was made by made by Klappman Freres in Paris, France, around 1815 to 1850. It is a 9-keyed ophicleide, made of brass. This instrument is engraved:

KLAPPMAN FRERES
A PARIS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ophicleide
date made
1815-1850
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 35 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 10 5/8 in; 89.535 cm x 19.05 cm x 26.9875 cm
ID Number
MI.205858
accession number
36762
catalog number
205858
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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