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> Adam Carse Collection
Adam Carse Collection
Adam Carse Collection of 320 European wind instruments was given to the museum in 1947 in memory of his son Edward Adam Carse who was killed in action in 1945. Carse taught composition at the Royal Academy of Music and was an organologist, researching and writing about the history of musical instruments.
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Horniman Museum & Gardens
100 London Road
London SE23 3PQ United Kingdom Open Map
+44 (0)20 8699 1872
10.30 to 5.30 Tue to Sat; 2.00 to 5.30 Sun; Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays
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- Adam Carse. The Horniman Museum. A list of the instruments in the Adam Carse Collection of Musical Wind Instruments. London, 1947; [Adam Carse.] The Adam Carse Collection of Old Musical Wind Instruments. London, London County Council 
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