Schmeid Natural Horn

Schmeid Natural Horn

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Description

This horn was made by Johann Joseph Schmeid in Pfaffendorf, Germany, in 1788. It is a natural horn in C, made of brass. This instrument is inscribed:

IOHANN IOSEPH SCHMIED
MACHTS IN PFAFFENDORFF
1788

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
1788
place made
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Pfaffendorf
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 3/4 in x 20 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 32.385 cm x 52.705 cm x 23.8125 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0635
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0635
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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