Beating Reed PipeMarloye et Cie, Paris, France
Stamped "MARLOYE ETC[superscript]IE / A PARIS" on back by mouthpiece. Stamped "UT[subscript]2" by end opposite mouthpiece. Mouthpiece but no slit above it. Window (glass) on three sides. Has a closed end which lifts out, a metal reed mechanism is attached and visible through window when end is in place. Metal reed tongue attached to brass tube that extends through end. A wire piece adjusts reed tongue position. Organ pipe has opening and leather cover below reed mechanism.
Overall: 13 in. (33 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Scientific Instrument: Acoustics
Not on view