C piccolo. Nominal pitch: B♭.
1856 or shortly before
Technical description: Rosewood; 2 sections; 6 finger-holes; 3 german silver ferrules; oval embouchure-hole.
Specific usage history: Demonstration instrument to be compared with 8-keyed C piccolo in B♭ (7); possibly made to order of Professor John Donaldson for musical and acoustical teaching and research.
The `Octave flute without keys' purchased by Professor John Donaldson for the Music Classroom, University of Edinburgh, from Wood & Co, 12 Waterloo Place, 16 January 1856 for 10/6d.
Miscellaneous sections of transverse flutes (piccolos)
Piccolo / Flageolet. Nominal pitch: C.