Boehm & Mendler Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Boehm & Mendler in Munich, Germany around 1867 to 1888. It is a Boehm system flute made of rosewood with silver ferrules and keys. This flute is engraved:

BOEHM + MENDLER [/] MÜNCHEN
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1867-1888
maker
Boehm & Mendler
Boehm & Mendler
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 68.8 cm; x 27 1/16 in
flute: 27 in x 1 7/8 in; 68.58 cm x 4.7625 cm
thumb rest: 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.4925 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
MI.77.19
accession number
1978.0613
catalog number
77.19
Credit Line
Gift of Carol Hirschler Goldstein and Samuel J. Goldstein, Jr.
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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