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Bellows bagpipe


Set of French bellows bagpipes or musette, purchased at the sale of the effects of Prince Henry Benedict, Cardinal York in Rome and said to have belonged to his brother, Prince Charles Edward Stuart

Museum reference

H.LT 6



Object name

Bellows bagpipe, Musette

Production information

France, Western Europe


Previous owner: Charles Edward Stuart, Prince, 1720 - 1788
Previous owner: Henry Benedict Stuart, Cardinal Duke of York, 1725 - 1807
Rome, Lazio, Italy, Southern Europe


Baines, Anthony, Bagpipes. Occasional Paper on Technology 9, Oxford University Press, 1973.

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