Geib & Walker 1-Keyed Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Adam Geib and Daniel Walker in New York, New York 1829 to 1842. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules, and a brass key. This flute is stamped:

GEIB & WALKER [/] 23 [/] MAIDENLANE [/] NEW-YORK
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1829-1842
maker
Geib & Walker
Geib & Walker
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 11/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 60.16625 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MI.77.04
accession number
1977.0598
catalog number
77.04
Credit Line
Gift of Frank E. Klapthor
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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