Charles Mahillon & Co. Boehm (Hybrid) System Flute

Description:

This flute was made by Charles Mahillon & Co. in Brussels, Belgium around 1878 to 1922. It is a Hybrid Boehm System flute, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

GOLD MEDAL
PARIS 1878
C. MAHILLON
LONDON
&
BRUSSELS

Date Made: 1878-1922

Maker: Charles Mahillon & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Brussels

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Credit Line: Gift of James M. Swain

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0016.22Accession Number: 1985.0016Catalog Number: 1985.0016.22

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: rosewood (overall material; pattern)nickel silver (overall material; pattern)Measurements: overall: 26 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4382-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606232

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