"Beak mouthpiece. Found at Pompeii." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Aulos Mouthpiece

"Beak mouthpiece. Found at Pompeii." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

"Every retort is furnished with a seperate mouthpiece, usually of cast iron, with a socket b for receiving the stand-pipe or ascension-pipe, and there is a movable lid attached to the mouth, together with an ear-box cast on each side of the retort for receiving the ears which support the lid." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gas Cover

"Every retort is furnished with a seperate mouthpiece, usually of cast iron, with a socket b for receiving…

An illustration of a clarinet mouthpiece and reed. The reed (b) is placed into the whole in the mouthpiece. The sound is produced by vibrating reed.

Clarinet Mouthpiece with Reed

An illustration of a clarinet mouthpiece and reed. The reed (b) is placed into the whole in the mouthpiece.…

An illustration of an oboe double reed. The cane is folded in half and shaped. The bottom is wrapped with wire and special string. This is then into a small cork. The top and bottom of the reed vibrates to produce sound.

Oboe Double Reed

An illustration of an oboe double reed. The cane is folded in half and shaped. The bottom is wrapped…

A name of several brass wind instruments, with a wide mouthpiece and three, four, or five pistons, much employed in military bands.

Bass Sax-horn

A name of several brass wind instruments, with a wide mouthpiece and three, four, or five pistons, much…

The saxhorn is a brass instrument with: a, mouthpiece; b, valves; c, keys; d, bell; e, crook.

Saxhorn

The saxhorn is a brass instrument with: a, mouthpiece; b, valves; c, keys; d, bell; e, crook.

"A workman wearing a mouthpiece to protect himself from dust." — Ritchie, 1918

Worker with mouthpiece

"A workman wearing a mouthpiece to protect himself from dust." — Ritchie, 1918