Christian Heinrich Eisenbrandt 8-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Christian Heinrich Eisenbrandt in Baltimore, Maryland around 1822 to 1857. It is an 8-keyed flute made of rosewood with German silver ferrules, keys, and embouchure plate. This flute is stamped:

EISENBRANDT [/] BALTIMORE
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1822-1857
unspecified
Vaughn Jr., E. Douglas
maker
Eisenbrandt, Christian Heinrich
Eisenbrandt, Christian Heinrich
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 68.4 cm; x 26 15/16 in
overall: 27 in x 1 5/8 in; 68.58 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
MI.66.198
catalog number
66.198
accession number
272025
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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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