Theodore Berteling & Co. 6-Keyed Piccolo

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Description (Brief)
This piccolo was made by Theodore Berteling & Co. in New York, New York around 1870 to 1884. It is a 6-keyed piccolo made of granadilla covered with nickel silver and nickel silver keys. This piccolo is marked:

BERTELING [/] NEW YORK

This flute was used by Ferdinand Angelsberg (1861-1950), born in Luxembourg and immigrated to the United States in 1883. Angelsberg joined the United States Army as a musician in 1883 and served in New York, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Texas and the Philippines, before he retired in 1910.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1870-1884
unspecified
Amos, Mrs. Aubrey E.
maker
Berteling & Co., Theodore
Theodore Berteling & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
grenadilla (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28.9 cm; x 11 3/8 in
overall: 11 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 29.21 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
MI.67.003
catalog number
67.003
accession number
270757
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Aubrey E. Amos
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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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