William Hall & Son 8-Keyed Flute


This flute was made by William Hall & Son in New York, New York around 1848 to 1857. It is an 8-keyed flute made of rosewood with German silver ferrules and keys, and has an ivory head joint. This flute is stamped:


Date Made: 1848-1857

Maker: William Hall & Son

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of James M. Swain

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0016.29Accession Number: 1985.0016Catalog Number: 1985.0016.29

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: rosewood (overall material)german silver (overall material)ivory (overall material)Measurements: overall: 26 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 67.31 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-30b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606239

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