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Earlier examples are known—one dated 1776 is preserved in Salisbury and
South Wiltshire Museum—but these are rare. Before 1830, latten, an alloy of
brass, was used, the pierced design being cut by hand. Most of the later varieties
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~types, design, and utilization 6:623h hydraulis, in music, earliest known
mechanical pipe organ. Invented in the 3rd century BC Reconstruction of a Greco
-Roman hydraulrs, tst'century type; in the Museum of Frne Arts, Boston By
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oil on canvas by Philips de Komnck, 1664. in the Museum Boymans-van
Beuningen. Rotterdam By courtesy ol the Museum Boyrnans'van Baunmpen
Rotterdam the Netherlands ing Party (National Gallery, London). Contrasting
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