George Waldhauser 1-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by George Waldhauser in Straubing, Germany in 1798. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules, key is missing. This flute is stamped:

GEORG. [/] WALDHAUSER. [/] STRAUBING. [/] P [/] 3 [/] 1798
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1798
unspecified
Brown, Mrs. John Crosby
maker
Waldhauser, George
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 59 cm; x 23 1/4 in
overall: 3 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.09625 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.219093
accession number
41172
catalog number
219093
Credit Line
Mrs. John Crosby Brown
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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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