the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

Europe: Street entertainers


10th century acrobat10th century England, no taborer

13th century13th century Spain  
medieval13th century manuscript, France 343r
1275-991275-1299 France [source is manuscript - no picture]
1280-13001280-1300 236r
Reproduced by courtesy of the University Librarian and Director,
The John Rylands University Library, The University of Manchester

13th century 13th century France
medievalmedieval manuscript
© Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.
Carlisle Cathedral13th-14th century, Carlisle Cathedral, England

13401340 manuscript England

1300-13101300-1310 Cambrai, France

stone carvingdate unknown stone carving,

1370's1370's Modena, Italy

1335-1350 Cambridge, England

14th century1300-1350 Saint Omer, France
early 16th centuryearly 16th century France 15301530 Innsbruck, Austria
18511851 with pandean pipes 18581858 painting with pandean pipes
18661866 'medieval' drawing
18761876 by Strutt ‘Sports and Pastimes of the People of England’    

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