Whistle

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-10616

Description

Wooden box-like shape with slider. It has a slot for blowing and an opening for the air to escape. [see cataloguing worksheet for diagram]

Details

Descriptive Terms

whistles
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
maple (wood)
Maple
Painted
WHISTLE

Inscription

Carved on slider: /B /C /A/ B /C/ D/ E/ F/ G

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Musical T&E

Dimensions

7 x 2.5 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.504