Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Brass, Copper, Silver
610 mm (Length); 115 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
WolverhamptonOrder this image
Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Slide trumpet by Henry Smith, Wolverhampton. c.1840. Engraved 'HENRY SMITH, MAKER, WOLVERHAMPTON' in a cartouche on the horn. Brass with ornate silver mounts. Double slide box, spring broken. In notebook no.4, page 5 (1340945.4) Charles Wade refers to: 'Music Room 37. Slide Trumpet of Brass c.1800.' 'Silver and copper state trumpet £4' (M. Jessup).
bought for £4 Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Marks and inscriptions
Henry Smith, Maker, Wolverhampton
Makers and roles
Henry Smith, maker
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 4 First and Second Floor, 1944, page 5