Firth, Hall & Pond 1-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Firth, Hall & Pond in New York, New York around 1832 to 1847. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules. The key is missing. This flute is stamped:

FIRTH HALL & POND [/] FRANKLIN SQ. [/] N-YORK
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1832-1847
user
Hall, Egbert
maker
Firth, Hall, & Pond
Firth, Hall & Pond
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 59.6 cm; x 23 7/16 in
head joint: 8 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 22.225 cm x 3.4925 cm
upper center: 7 15/16 in x 1 in; 20.16125 cm x 2.54 cm
lower center: 5 13/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 14.76375 cm x 2.8575 cm
foot joint: 3 3/4 in x 1 in; 9.525 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.60.0358
accession number
227620
catalog number
60.0358
Credit Line
Gift of Inez Hall Cress
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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