Baton with a monogram “HL”

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

Name: Baton with a monogram “HL”; Date: 1897; Country: Germany; Town: Berlin; Materials: wood (ebony?), metal, brass; Measurements: length 40,1 cm, diameter 1,5 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 139; Description:

baton made of black wood, slightly conical, with metal fittings engraved into a net of twigs finished with little balls; the narrower part of the body has a metal band with an inscription attached to it; the baton was a gift to a Landwehr bandmaster initialed HL, in January 1897 in Berlin.

; Inscriptions:

Herrn Kapellmeister zum freundlichen Andenken / Landwehr Berlin am 25./1. 1897.  / F. v. O.  HL [monogram]

; Catalog card: Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław);

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