Rudall, Carte & Co. Clinton System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Rudall Carte & Co. in London, England around 1878 to 1885. It is a Clinton System flute, serial #1238, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

RUDALL [/] CARTE & Co. [/] 23 BERNERS STREET [/] OXFORD STREET [/] LONDON [/] 1238 [/] 1867 PATENT
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1878-1885
maker
Rudall, Carte & Co.
Rudall Carte & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 65.7225 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 26 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.17
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.17
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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