Firth, Pond & Co. 4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Firth, Pond & Hall in New York, New York around 1847 to 1863. It is a 4-keyed flute made of stained boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys. This flute is stamped:

FIRTH POND & CO. [/] FRANKLIN SQ [/] N.YORK [/] F
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1847-1863
maker
Firth, Pond & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 50.3 cm; x 19 13/16 in
overall: 20 in x 1 1/8 in; 50.8 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
MI.393303
accession number
207966
catalog number
393303
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Gifford Cutler
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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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