Trombones and Serpents on Horseback

I just added this caption and picture to the Trombone History Timeline (19th century—1st half). You can also see it in the post Serpent & Ophicleide: History and Images.


1821—George IV, King of England, Entering Dublin, a painting by William Turner, depicts a band of cavalry musicians, including trombones and serpents (see detail and full image below; public domain) (National Gallery of Ireland).Turner detailTurner full