William Rönnberg 4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by William Rönnberg in New York, New York around 1834 to 1889. It is a 4-keyed flute made of stained boxwood with ivory ferrules, and brass keys. This flute is marked:

RÖNNBERG [/] N. YORK
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1856-1890
unspecified
Johnston, Margaret S.
maker
Ronnberg, William
Ronnberg, William
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 60.6 cm; x 23 7/8 in
overall: 23 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 60.325 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.72.12
catalog number
72.12
accession number
296311
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret S. Johnston
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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