Rudall & Rose Boehm (1832 Model) System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Rudall & Rose in London, England around 1838 to 1847. It is an “1832 Model” Boehm System flute, made of cocus wood with silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

RUDALL & ROSE [/] NO 1 TAVISTOCK STREET [/] COVENT GARDEN [/] LONDON [/] 107
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1838-1847
maker
Rudall & Rose
Rudall & Rose
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
cocus (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 25 11/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 65.24625 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.04
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.04
patent number
6338
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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