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Weisse Recorder

Weisse Recorder

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Description (Brief)

This recorder was made by Johann Wendelinus Weisse in Berlin, Germany, around 1823-1838. It is made of ebony with bone ferrules. This recorder is of a French design, having 2 thumbholes and 4 fingerholes. The instrument is stamped:

WEISSE
IN
BERLIN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
recorder
Date made
1823-1838
place made
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
bone (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.6 cm; x 7 11/16 in
overall: 7 3/4 in x 1 in; 19.685 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0618
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0618
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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