Heinrich Friedrich Meyer 10-keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Heinrich Friedrich Meyer in Hanover, Germany around 1890 to 1897. It is a 10-keyed flute made of rosewood with German silver ferrules and keys, and an ivory head joint. This flute is stamped:

H. F. MEYER [/] HANOVER
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1890-1897
unspecified
Van der Hoef, Col. & Mrs. George
maker
Meyer, Heinrich Friedrich
Meyer, Heinrich Friedrich
place made
Deutschland: Niedersachsen, Hanover
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 70 cm; x 27 9/16 in
overall: 27 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 70.485 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MI.392736
accession number
203769
catalog number
392736
Credit Line
Gift of Col. George T. Van der Hoef and Harriet Bellamy Van der Hoef
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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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