Rudall, Carte & Co. Old System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Rudall, Carte & Co. in London, England around 1872 to 1878. It is an Old System flute, made of silver with a gold-plated head joint. This flute is engraved:

Rudall. Carte. & Co [/] 20 Charing Cross [/] London [/] Old System
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1872-1878
maker
Rudall, Carte & Co.
Rudall Carte & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 65.405 cm x 4.445 cm
overall: 25 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 65.405 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.13
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.13
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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