Joseph L. Marcil Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Joseph L. Marcil in Detroit, Michigan around 1909 to 1911. It is Boehm System flute, serial #678, made of rosewood with silver ferrules and keys. It is stamped:

JOSEPH L. MARCIL [/] DETROIT [/] 678
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1909-1911
maker
Marcil, Joseph L.
Marcil, Joseph L.
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 7/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 68.2625 cm x 5.3975 cm
overall: 27 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 68.58 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.05
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.05
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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