John Meacham, Jr. 1-Keyed Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by John Meacham, Jr. in Albany, New York around 1817 to 1820. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules, and a silver key. This flute is stamped:

MEACHAM [/] ALBANY
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1813-1827
date made
1817-1820
maker
Meacham
Meacham
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 59.5 cm; x 23 7/16 in
in box: 29 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 74.6125 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
MI.77.09
accession number
1977.1110
catalog number
77.09
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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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