W.F. Marshman’s baton

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: W.F. Marshman’s baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: W.F. Marshman; Date: 1904; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: wood (ebony), silver; Measurements: length 52,2 cm, diameter 2 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 81; Description:

black baton with silver fittings; conical body made of dark, French-polished wood; grip fitting slightly widened, with an engraved acanthus leaves motif; other fittings decorated analogically (tip fitting, ring at 1/3 of the length with an engraved inscription frame). Hallmarked for London in 1904, silversmith’s mark E·N (Ebenezer Newman & Co.).

; Inscriptions: Presented to / Mr. W.F. Marshman / by the members of / his band / JAN. 9.1905. ; Catalog card: Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław);

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