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Trumpet

Object Number: 
1940.4
Date: 
ca. 1863
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. ( 59.1 x 23.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on side: "Presented / TO / W. W. Ladd. / BY THE / Friends & Members of / SOUTHWARK / ENGINE CO. / No. 38 / June 1863"
Description: 
Brass presentation trumpet with elaborate engraved and repoussé floral decoration on all sections; domed bell with four scrolled frames, one enclosing a fire helmet superimposed on crossed ladders, one a sailing ship, one a chariot(?), and one a floral wreath; engraved inscription on almond-shaped panel on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group