Klemm & Brothers 4-Keyed Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Klemm & Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1840 to 1880. It is a 4-keyed flute made of stained boxwood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

KLEMM & BRO. [/] PHILAD.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1840-1880
maker
Klemm & Brothers
Klemm & Brothers
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 62.865 cm x 3.4925 cm
overall: 24 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 62.865 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.30
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.30
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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