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Pitch pipe/whistle

Object Number: 
Maple, cork
Overall: 3 x 6 5/8 x 1 in. ( 7.6 x 16.8 x 2.5 cm )
hand written: on paper glued to top end of slide in blue ink: notes of the musical scale
Rectangular maple box with mouthpiece at one corner and adjustable slide at opposite end; by blowing on mouthpiece and adjusting slide, a variable tone is produced.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this pitch pipe was used in a church in Connecticut as an instrument for music note pitch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group