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Straight mute for a trumpet. Spun aluminium, hollow, and made in two parts, with pieces of cork adhered to the end to hold the mute in place, within the bell. 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
classified as:  mutes

London, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  London 

Materials & techniques
metal; cork; aluminium
Additional material & technique information
material: cork (overall)
material: metal (overall)
material: aluminium (overall)
overall: 115 x 65 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 115 x 65 mm

Related objects
part of valve trumpet (M30-1993) part of the same set:  valve trumpet (object-16113)
Related people
Boosey & Hawkes
Related subjects
association: Work
association: Musical Instrument Making
association: Leisure
association: Jazz
association: City of Westminster
object name (Horniman Ethno.): mutes
material: metal
material: cork
material: aluminium

Record created 1999-12-26 by GWERE
Record last updated 2017-04-03 by XGVIEWS