422.211.2

Clarinet in B-Flat. Three joints: rosewood mouthpiece, brass body joint and brass bell. Simple system key configuration adapted as per Ward's 1855 patent. Mouthpiece with original brass ligature. Brille key on end-pivoted lever at lower end of body joint. All other keys saddle mounted with domed flaps and leather stuffed pads. One key on bell operated by shank/touchpiece on body joint. With mouthpiece cap, which does not fit mouthpiece. Remnants of a paper label on body joint possibly in D. J. Blaikley's hand. Over all length: 672mm., over all length without barrel/mouthpiece complex: 581mm.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk