William Rönnberg 4-Keyed Flute


This flute was made by William Rönnberg in New York, New York around 1834 to 1889. It is a 4-keyed flute made of stained boxwood with ivory ferrules, and brass keys. This flute is marked:


Date Made: 1856-1890

Maker: Ronnberg, William

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Margaret S. Johnston

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.72.12Catalog Number: 72.12Accession Number: 296311

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: boxwood (overall material)ivory (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 23 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 60.325 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4b26-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606390

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