Klemm & Brothers 4-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Klemm & Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1835 to 1865. It is a 4-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and German silver keys. This flute is stamped:

KLEMM & BRO. [/] PHILA
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1835-1865
unspecified
Thompson, Mrs. Dorothy F.
maker
Klemm & Brothers
Klemm & Brothers
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 61 cm; x 24 in
overall: 24 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 61.595 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MI.393319
accession number
208928
catalog number
393319
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy F. Thompson
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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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