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Double-conical trumpet mute. Spun aluminium. Stamped: HAWKES & SON/LONDON. One of the cone sections is perforated with holes. Flattens the instrument's pitch when used. Bought by the Horniman Museum as part of a set with the Clippertone trumpet (M30-1993).


Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone component
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  mute
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  mute

Additional maker information
maker:  Hawkes & Son
London, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  London 
Date made
before 1930
Additional date information
before 1930 

Materials & techniques
aluminium; cork; metal
Additional material & technique information
material: cork (overall)
material: metal (overall)
material: aluminium (overall)
overall: 260 x 90 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 260 x 90 mm

Related objects
part of valve trumpet (M30-1993) part of the same set:  valve trumpet (object-16113)
Related subjects
object name (Horniman Ethno.): mutes
material: aluminium
material: cork
material: metal

Record created 1999-12-26 by GWERE
Record last updated 2016-10-10 by XGVIEWS