Zoomorphic trombonist playing zoomorphic trombone

I recently added the below image and caption to the Trombone History Timeline (19th century, 2nd half).


c. 1875—Barcelona, Spain: Colección de Monos Filarmónicos, a satirical woodcut by Llorens Printing, depicts monkeys playing a variety of musical instruments, including a buccin, or trombone with dragon-head bell (see detail and full image below; public domain).buccin monkey detailbuccin monkey full

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