John Clinton & Co. Equisonant Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by John Clinton & Co. in London, England about1862. It is a Clinton System flute, Equisonant model, made of silver. This flute is engraved:

PRIZE MEDAL EQUISONANT [/] CLINTON & Co. [/] SOLE PATENTEES [/] 35 Percy Street [/] LONDON
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1862
date made
1862
maker
Clinton & Co.
Clinton & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 3/4 in x 2 in; 65.405 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 25 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 65.405 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.16
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.16
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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