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Cornopean. Brass with steel bell garland. Three Stölzel valves, not in line. Tone hole on bell branch with McFarlane clapper key. Mouthpiece probably original. Bell stamped: McFARLANES IMPROVED/916/KOHLER/HENRIETTA. St./COVENT. GARDEN/LONDON


Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  cornopean
object name:  cornet (aerophone)
object name (AAT):  cornet
catalogue title:  423.232.11
display title:  423.232.11 valve horns with narrow bore with short air column (less than 2 m)

Additional maker information
Köhler, John Augustus
London, England, UK; Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  London 
Date made
Additional date information

Materials & techniques
metal; cork
Additional material & technique information
material: copper alloy (overall)
material: steel (overall)
material: solder (overall)
material: cork (overall)
material: metal (overall)
overall: 290 mm x 200 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 290 mm x 200 mm

Acquisition supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund
Boosey & Hawkes Collection

Related places
Related subjects
object name: cornopeans
object name (old): cornets
classified as: 423.232.11 Valve horns with narrow bore with short air column (less than 2 m)

Record created 2003-12-22
Record last updated 2019-04-17

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