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Keyed Bugle

Maker:
Elbridge G. Wright (Ashby, Massachusetts 1811–1871 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1854
Geography:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length (Overall, without tuning slide): 13 1/8 in. (33.4 cm) Diameter (Of bell): 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Alonzo Lehman Bequest, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.269a–e
Not on view
Inscription: PRESENTED TO / d. H. CHANDLER / BY HIS / FRIENDS IN PORTLAND. ME. / 1854 / MADE BY E. G. WRIGHT BOSTON
Written by, Edited by Thomas MacCracken. "Bugles Beyond Compare: The Presentation E-flat Keyed Bugle in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America." Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society (2005), vol. XXXI, pg. 118-122, ill.



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