Serpent in Stadtpfeifer

I just added the below image to the post, Serpent & Images: History and Images. The two trombone-like instruments are pretty curious, especially the one on the right.

 

c. 1600—Germany: An image depicting a quintet of civic wind players (Stadtpfeifer) includes what may be a serpent (see far right of below image; public domain) (Nuremberg, German National Museum).

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