13-Keyed Bassoon

13-Keyed Bassoon

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Description (Brief)
This basson was made by an unkown maker, provenance unknown, 19th century. It is a 13-keyed bassoon, made of stained maple with brass ferrules and keys.
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Object Name
Date made
19th century
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
brass (overall material)
overall: 112.4 cm; 44 1/4 in
bell: 12 in x 2 7/8 in; 30.48 cm x 7.3025 cm
crook: 4 9/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 11.58875 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.27 cm
long joint: 21 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 54.2925 cm x 4.7625 cm x 6.35 cm
wing joint: 18 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.715 cm
boot: 17 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 43.4975 cm x 7.3025 cm x 6.985 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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