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  • Alto Recorder, mid–18th century
    Johann Wilhelm Oberlender the Elder (German, 1681–1763)
    Nuremberg, Germany
    Boxwood and horn; L. 17 3/8 in. (441 mm)
    The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889 (89.4.2208)

    Oberlender and his family were among the most prominent makers of woodwinds in Nuremberg during the city's heyday as a center for instrument building. This alto recorder in G' is stamped "I.W. OBERLENDER" inside a tilted scroll over the letter "O."

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  • Alto Recorder, mid-18th century
    Johann Wilhelm Oberlender the Elder (German, 1681–1763)
    Nuremberg, Germany
    Boxwood and horn; L. 17 3/8 in. (441 mm)
    The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889 (89.4.2208)

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