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Alto trombone in E flat. Brass. Tuning slide in bell bow. Ligature fitting at joint. One bell stay. Water key. Yellow brass mouthpiece contemporary. Stamped: F. Besson 198 Euston Road London (with monogram and star mark and numbered 789 on slide and mouth-pipe).


alto trombone
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  alto trombone
object nam; object name (Horniman Ethno.):  alto trombone
catalogue title:  423.22
classified as:  423.22

Additional maker information
maker:  Besson, F.
London, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  London 
Date made
circa 1879
Additional date information
circa 1879 

Materials & techniques
copper alloy; metal; cork; silver; brass
Additional material & technique information
material: cork (overall)
material: copper alloy (overall)
material: silver (overall)
material: metal (overall)
material: brass (overall)
overall: 820 mm x 270 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 820 mm x 270 mm

Adam Carse Collection

Related subjects
classified as: alto trombones
object name (Horniman Ethno.): alto trombones
object name: alto trombones
material: copper alloy
material: metal
material: cork
material: silver
material: brass
classified as: 423.22 Slide trumpets
classified as: 423.22 Slide trumpets

Record created 1999-12-26
Record last updated 2017-10-23

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