the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

England extant instruments

pipes and tabors from the past

Mary Rose
also see
18th century
made by Potter

Museum of London

aprox 1900
for Cecil Sharp
also see



Gloucester Folk Museum, display 2010

pipe, stick and tabor
Victorian and Albert Museum (music section now closed)
Lantern slide by Henry W Taunt (1860 - 1922).
Copyright: English Heritage.
National Monuments Record 'Merrie England' series.
Folklore VIII 1897 1800 and 1850

all photographs are copyright; contact museums for further information

Please let me know if you have information about any other pipes and/or tabors used with pipes from the UK. Thanks


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