Item VC703-B40-i703030 - London dome hearing trumpet, 19th century

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VC703-B40-i703030

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London dome hearing trumpet, 19th century

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Extent

26.5 in. long. (68 cm.). Receptor opening is 8" diameter

Scope and content

Black metal London Dome trumpet, with 8 inch opening in the mouthpiece/receptor area. Mouthpiece/receptor area is open with no grillwork in the interior. Body/earpiece starts in the interior of the mouthpiece section and continues out and curves into a long earpiece section, 1.5 feet long. Earpiece section is made of vulcanite. At the base of the receptor there is a soldered ring to allow the user to hook a finger through for ease of holding.

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In box

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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Immediate source of acquisition

1984.001.0030

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VC703030

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VC703030.jpg

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19.6 KiB

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