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Burgmote Horns lithograph for Hipkins Musical Instruments - Historic, Rare and Unique, c1888

Burgmote Horns lithograph for Hipkins Musical Instruments - Historic, Rare and Unique, c1888

by Hipkins, Alfred James

Antique print of ceremonial horns of hammered and embossed bronze, belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover, where they were used for the Mayor to call the town Corporation together.

Original colour-printed lithograph by William Gibb for the first edition of “Musical Instruments - Historic, Rare and Unique” by Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903), published in Edinburgh, circa 1888 by Adam and Charles Black. William Gibb's lithographs for Alfred Hipkins first edition of his marvellous work are considered to be the finest illustrations of musical instruments ever done.

This lithograph is from a decommissioned library edition, but the library stamp does not obtrude over the image when mounted for framing - as it has been in antique white conservation matt-board, and covered with cellophane for protection. Page size: 295 x 405mm (approximately 11.5 x 16 inches). Lithograph size: 210 x 320mm (approx. 8.25 x 11.50 inches).  

Stock Number: apHmi1Price: $110.00

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