Cavalry trumpet in two pieces, mouthpiece missing. [MJD 29/9/2008]
Place details: EUROPE. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland / England London. Cultural Group: European, British, English: Local Name: State or cavalry trumpet Materials: Brass Metal / Rubber Plant / ?. Processes: Beaten / Spun / Decorated / Incised / Nailed / ?. Dimensions: Max L [bell piece] = 702 mm Diam [bell] = 123 mm Max L [broken piece] = 700 mm Max W = 67 mm Maker: William Shaw Field Collector: Unknown When Collected: By 1968 Other Owners: Donald Ferlys Wilson Baden-Powell PRM Source: Donald Ferlys Wilson Baden-Powell Acquired: Donated 1968
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Trumpet / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: trumpet.
Research notes: Full name of Donald Baden-Powell source: Donor Index cards, Antiquities Department, Ashmolean Museum [L.Ph 23/3/2004]
Note that according to William Shaw's 'Harmonic Trumpet' Eric Halfpenny The Galpin Society Journal, Vol. 13. (Jul., 1960), pp. 7-13. Stable URL: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0072-0127%28196007%2913%3C7%3AWS%27T%3E2.0.CO%3B2-P William Shaw ceased making instruments by 1823, either Baines is wrong in the note, or his date has been mistranscribed?