William Hall & Son 10-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by William Hall & Son in New York, New York around 1848 to 1857. It is a 10-keyed flute made of rosewood with silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

WILLIAM HALL & SON [/] 239 BROADWAY [/] NEW-YORK [/] 8311
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1848-1857
unspecified
Keith, Dr. Arthur
maker
Hall & Son, William
William Hall & Son
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 65.3 cm; x 25 11/16 in
foot joint: 17 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 43.4975 cm x 3.81 cm
head joint: 9 9/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 24.28875 cm x 2.8575 cm
screw driver: 3 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
MI.387979
accession number
191245
catalog number
387979
Credit Line
Transfer from U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Deparment of the Interior
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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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