1) Nine-keyed conical silver flute by William Card.

This flute is decorated with fine and lavishly detailed musical motifs; 2) Slide trumpet by Köhler & Son 'T. Harper's Improved'. The slide trumpet was the instument that defined English trumpet playing in the 19th century; 3) Four-keyed fluted glass flute by Claude Laurent. The body has a fine-ground interior giving a frosted appearance with a sapphire-blue glass inset at the headjoint.

Artists include


Boosey & Hawkes collection.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, Greater London, SE23 3PQ
020 8699 1872

Opening times

Museum Daily, 10am – 5.30pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec Gardens Daily, Mon – Sat, 7.15am – sunset Sun and Bank Holidays, 8am ​– sunset Closed 25 Dec

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