Various three-holed pipes above. The second one down is copied from the design of one from The Mary Rose.
The very pale one at the bottom is about the length of an ordinary descant recorder, to give you an idea of size.
Below, pictures of a carving of 700 to 800 years ago showing a pipe and tabor player, next to a tumbler - an acrobat. This one's in Carlisle Cathedral, and is, I believe, one of the earliest carvings of a pipe and tabor player in Britain.
It's taken from underneath, because it's quite a long way up!
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