Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co. 4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Goulding, D’Almaine, Potter and Co. in London, England in 1816. It is a 4-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules, an ivory crown cap, and silver keys. This flute is stamped:

PATENT [/] 6 [/] GOULDING [/] D'ALMAINE [/] POTTER & Co [/] SOHO-SQUARE [/] LONDON

The lower key is marked:

Benj.n Callender, 1816
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1816
maker
Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co.
Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 60.325 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 23 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 60.325 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1983.0234.01
accession number
1983.0234
catalog number
1983.0234.01
Credit Line
Gift of Rev. Jeffrey Cave in honor of Sarah Hill Cave
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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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