Side-blown Ivory Trumpet20th century
12.32 x 1.85 x 1.85 in. (31.293 x 4.699 x 4.699 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- ivory - The modified form of dentin derived from animal teeth. The most common example is from the tusks of mature elephants; similar material is obtained from any tusked or large-toothed mammal such as a walrus or narwhal.
- Liberian - Style and culture of the nation of Liberia, a West African state founded in 1822.
- side-blown trumpets - Trumpets in which the mouthhole is located on the side, as opposed to the end.
- West African - Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
Owner Name: Jane Martin, Class of 1953
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Ownership Start Date: May 19, 1986
Ownership End Date: May 1, 2016
Owner Name: Abu Malik
Place: Randall Street, Monrovia, Liberia
Ownership End Date: May 19, 1986
Remarks: Monrovia is an assumption made. Randall Street and Liberia are known.
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