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Bugle horn

'Copper, in semicircular form, with brass and leather mounts. Two loops and a ring for carrying strap'. Anthony Baines, Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-Keyboard Instruments (London, 1978), p. 108.

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    ca. 1660 (made)
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    Victoria and Albert Museum
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  • Materials:Copper with brass and leather mounts
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  • Repository:Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 1000 mm length of tube, Diameter: 160 mm bell of horn, Length: 575 mm whole, Width: 410 mm whole, Depth: 160 mm whole, Weight: 1.2 kg