William Schulze 12-Keyed Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by William G. Schulze in New York, New York around 1880 to 1890. It is a 12-keyed flute made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute has a medallion that is engraved:

WM G.SCHULZE [/] MAKER [/] NEW YORK

William G. Schulze (1856- c1907) was a manufacturer and importer of clarinets, flutes and other musical instruments in New York. Schulze began his career as a student of musical instrument maker Alfred Badger, and worked in New Haven, Connecticut before opening up his shop in New York.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1880-1890
maker
Schulze, William
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 in x 1 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 28 in x 2 in; 71.12 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1983.0234.02
accession number
1983.0234
catalog number
1983.0234.02
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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