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Brass Instrument Collection

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Humphrey Lyttelton and Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956

Humphrey Lyttelton and Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: The Distin Family, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The Distin Family, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The Distin Family, 1844. John Distin and his sons were British musicians who performed on saxhorns and were influential in the evolution of brass instruments in then popular music. Mr

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: The Count Basie Orchestra in concert, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams

The Count Basie Orchestra in concert, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
The Count Basie Orchestra in concert. Sonny Payne on the drums

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Drummer Louie Bellson and his big band playing at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1979

Drummer Louie Bellson and his big band playing at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1979
Drummer Louie Bellson and his big band in concert at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 7 November 1979. Also pictured are trombonists Kurt Berger and Doug Wintz

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Harry Bence playing the saxophone at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1984

Harry Bence playing the saxophone at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1984
Harry Bence, bandleader of the New Squadronaires, playing the saxophone at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1984

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan playing at at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan playing at at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 26 October 1979

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: American trombonist Bill Watrous playing at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1982

American trombonist Bill Watrous playing at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1982

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Rose Sanderson [i.e. Sanderman], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Rose Sanderson [i.e. Sanderman], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Rose Sanderson [i.e. Sanderman], 1913. Shows suffragists Rose Sanderman (holding horn) and Elizabeth Freeman (right)

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Alabama delegation. arriving in Baltimore, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Alabama delegation. arriving in Baltimore, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Alabama delegation. arriving in Baltimore, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Artillery hike, San Antonio, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Artillery hike, San Antonio, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Artillery hike, San Antonio, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Benny Goodman, Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, 1982. Creator: Denis Williams

Benny Goodman, Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, 1982. Creator: Denis Williams
Benny Goodman, Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, 1982

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Frank Wess, 1960s. Creator: Brian Foskett

Frank Wess, 1960s. Creator: Brian Foskett
Frank Wess, American jazz saxophonist and flautist, 1960s. Wess is remembered for his time in Count Basies band from the early 1950s into the 1960s

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Berd battalion of the Red Banner Regiment, 1928. Creator: GP Putintsev

Berd battalion of the Red Banner Regiment, 1928. Creator: GP Putintsev
Berd battalion of the Red Banner Regiment, 1928. From a collection of 153 photographs and documents drawn from the personal archives of people who lived in the town of Berdsk in the late 19th

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Mode of Advertising in Philadelphia, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Mode of Advertising in Philadelphia, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Mode of Advertising in Philadelphia, 1876. The streets of Philadelphia, as of New York and other great American cities, offer to the stranger's eye not a little that is amusing

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Lama Dance at Jummoo, performed before the Prince of Wales...1876. Creator: W. H. O

Lama Dance at Jummoo, performed before the Prince of Wales...1876. Creator: W. H. O
Lama Dance at Jummoo, performed before the Prince of Wales, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876....a weird terrible performance of Lamas from Thibet...[there were] four large brazen

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Illustration from a breviary, 1412. Creator: Unknown

Illustration from a breviary, 1412. Creator: Unknown
Illustration from a breviary, 1412. The risen Christ with saints and angels (above); demons and souls of the damned, including a cardinal, a bishop, a king and a pope (below)

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Anthony Van Corlear, 1858. Creator: Charles Loring Elliott

Anthony Van Corlear, 1858. Creator: Charles Loring Elliott
Anthony Van Corlear, 1858

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Trades Practiced in Bologna, c1640. Creators: Francesco Curti, Agostino Parisini

Trades Practiced in Bologna, c1640. Creators: Francesco Curti, Agostino Parisini
Trades Practiced in Bologna, c1640. Plate: Plate 2

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: La Comédie politique, 1859. Creator: Félicien Rops

La Comédie politique, 1859. Creator: Félicien Rops
La Comedie politique, 1859

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: La Retour de l'âge d'or, 1856. Creator: Honore Daumier

La Retour de l'âge d'or, 1856. Creator: Honore Daumier
La Retour de l'age d'or, 1856. The return of the Golden Age. From Actualites

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Les Bergers de Virgile, 1842. Creator: Honore Daumier

Les Bergers de Virgile, 1842. Creator: Honore Daumier
Les Bergers de Virgile, 1842. Virgil's Shepherds. Air suffisamment connu: Ces beaux enfans de l'Italie, Celebraient ainsi tour a tour, Le bois, le coteau, la prairie

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: The Third Excuse: the Man who Married a Wife, 1559. Creator: Dirck Volkertsen Coornhert

The Third Excuse: the Man who Married a Wife, 1559. Creator: Dirck Volkertsen Coornhert
The Third Excuse: the Man who Married a Wife, 1559. From Parable of the King Who Prepared a Wedding, pl. 4

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Three British soldiers, 1875-1925. Creator: Richard Simkin

Three British soldiers, 1875-1925. Creator: Richard Simkin
Three British soldiers, 1875-1925. Soldiers in uniform, one sounds the bugle

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Cartoon of Jacob Broekhoven, 1710-1720. Creator: Anon

Cartoon of Jacob Broekhoven, 1710-1720. Creator: Anon
Cartoon of Jacob Broekhoven, 1710-1720. Jacob Broekhoven was a judge of Van Oldenbarnevelt; Fox with orange breeches, cloak, bonnet with orange plume, in wreath of grape vines

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Last Judgment, 1611. Creator: Aert Pietersz

Last Judgment, 1611. Creator: Aert Pietersz
Last Judgment, 1611

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Nos chasseurs en Haute-Alsace (Saint-Amarin), 1916. Creator: Georges Bertin Scott

Nos chasseurs en Haute-Alsace (Saint-Amarin), 1916. Creator: Georges Bertin Scott
Nos chasseurs en Haute-Alsace (Saint-Amarin), 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVIII. La Guerre Juillet, Aout, Septembre, Octobre, Novembre, Decembre 1916"

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Changing of the Guard, 1888. Creator: Erik Henningsen

Changing of the Guard, 1888. Creator: Erik Henningsen
Changing of the Guard, 1888

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Still Life with a Trumpet and a Celestial Globe, Trompe l´oeil, 1670

Still Life with a Trumpet and a Celestial Globe, Trompe l´oeil, 1670. Creator: Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts
Trompe l'Oeil with Trumpet, Celestial Globe and Proclamation by Frederik III;Bench with Trumpet, Celestial Globe and Proclamation by Frederik III

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: An Allegory of the Wise and the Foolish Virgins, 1570. Creator: Hans Ewouts

An Allegory of the Wise and the Foolish Virgins, 1570. Creator: Hans Ewouts
An Allegory of the Wise and the Foolish Virgins, 1570. The Wise Virgins save the oil for their lamps, while the Foolish Virgins waste it

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Peanuts Hucko, Jack Lesberg, and Max Kaminsky, Famous Door, N.Y. 1947

Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Peanuts Hucko, Jack Lesberg, and Max Kaminsky, Famous Door, N.Y. 1947
Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Peanuts Hucko, Jack Lesberg, and Max Kaminsky, Famous Door, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Arnett Cobb, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Arnett Cobb, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Arnett Cobb, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. 1946

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of King Guion, 1938. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of King Guion, 1938. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of King Guion, 1938

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Georgie Auld, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Serge Chaloff, Georgie Auld, Red Rodney, and Tiny Kahn, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Portrait of Serge Chaloff, Georgie Auld, Red Rodney, and Tiny Kahn, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Feb. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Ray Anthony, New York, N.Y. ca. Aug. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Al Grey, ca. 1980s. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Al Grey, ca. 1980s. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Al Grey, ca. 1980s

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Gerry Mulligan, ca. 1980s. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Gerry Mulligan, ca. 1980s. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Gerry Mulligan, ca. 1980s

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Charlie Ventura, William P. Gottlieb's home (table tennis room), N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Portrait of Charlie Ventura, William P. Gottlieb's home (table tennis room), N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Toby Tyler, Washington, D.C. ca. Dec. 1941. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Toby Tyler, Washington, D.C. ca. Dec. 1941. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Toby Tyler, Washington, D.C. ca. Dec. 1941

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Victor studio(?), New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Victor studio(?), New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Jack Teagarden, Victor studio(?), New York, N.Y. ca. Apr. 1947

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946

Background imageBrass Instrument Collection: Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb

Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946. Creator: William Paul Gottlieb
Portrait of Gene Sedric, The Place, New York, N.Y. ca. July 1946



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