Pistchik Whistle

Description (Brief):

This whistle was made by an unknown maker in Ukraine, 19th century. According to the accession file this instrument is a Pistchik whistle. It is made of wood.

Description (Brief)

This instrument was acquired through exchange from the Lubny Museum of Ukraine, in 1896. The Lubny Museum was founded by Katerina Mikolaivna Skarzhynskaya (neƩ Reiser) and her husband N. G. Skarzhynski in 1874. The couple continued to amass collections through 1881. The Lubny Museum was a private museum with free admission. In 1905 the collections were given to the Poltava Regional Museum.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Ukraine

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Lubny Museum

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.096468Accession Number: 30688Catalog Number: 96468

Object Name: whistle

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 13/16 in x 5/8 in; 9.68375 cm x 1.5875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-e400-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1160964

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