George W. Haynes Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by George W. Haynes in Boston, Massachusetts around 1892 to 1896. It is a Boehm System flute, made of grenadilla with silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

Geo. W. Haynes. [/] 40 Sudbury St. [/] Boston.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1892-1896
maker
Haynes, George W.
Haynes, George W.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
grenadilla (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in x 2 in x 1 3/4 in; 68.58 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.445 cm
head joint: 9 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in; 23.33625 cm x 3.01625 cm
foot joint: 18 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 47.625 cm x 4.7625 cm
ring: 1 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.03
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.03
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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