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Cymbal owned by James Blades. Stamped inscription: 'MADE IN TURKEY / ZILDJIAN WITH K. ZILDJIAN AND CO / CONSTANTINOPLE / TRADEMARK'. On the inner surface in white paint, 'J. BLADES'. In ink, 'USED AT PIC. HOTEL IN THE 30 ON [Piccadilly Hotel, 1930s on] / ALSO ON 'NIGHT MAIL' [B.B.]'. [The film 'Night Mail', poem by W.H. Auden, music composed by Benjamin Britten, 1936].

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  • Repository:Royal Academy of Music Museum