Rudall, Carte & Co. Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Rudall Carte & Co. in London, England about 1877. It is a “Boehm System flute, Rockstro model, made of ebony with silver keys. This flute is stamped:

RUDALL [/] CARTE & CO. [/] 23 BERNERS STREET [/] OXFORD STREET [/] LONDON [/] 775 [/] ROCKSTRO'S [/] MODEL
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1877
maker
Rudall, Carte & Co.
Rudall Carte & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
ebony (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 5/8 in x 2 in; 65.0875 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 25 1/2 in x 2 in x 3/4 in; 64.77 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.15
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.15
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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