Photo by Dominic Ibbotson © The University of Edinburgh
First quarter of 20th century
Technical description: Wooden; toothed wheel fixed to handle; single blade, length 110, fixed to frame; played by either holding handle and whirling or holding frame and turning handle. Repair History: Tongue is not original.
General usage of type: theatre or pit orchestra.
r.|parks, aug-sep 1998; a.|myers; c.|overton, 15.08.98.
Purchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.
Trumpet or soprano cornet. Nominal pitch: E♭.
Sonorophone. Nominal pitch: C / B♭.
Bassoon. Nominal pitch: C.