Louis Lot Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Louis Lot in Paris, France in 1856. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #119, made of silver-plate with a gold-plated lip plate. This flute is engraved:

L. L. [/] LOUIS-LOT [/] PARIS [/] 119 [/] BREVETE
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1855-1856
date made
1856
maker
Lot, Louis
Lot, Louis
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 71.12 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 28 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 71.755 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.02
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.02
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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