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1-Keyed Piccolo

1-Keyed Piccolo

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Description (Brief)

This piccolo was made in Germany around 1878 to 1880 and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is a 1-keyed piccolo in C made of boxwood with a German silver key.

John Howard Foote (1833-1896) was a musical instrument dealer with shops in New York City and Chicago.

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Object Name
Date made
place made
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
overall: 35 cm; 13 3/4 in
overall: 13 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 34.925 cm x 2.2225 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Gift of J. Howard Foote
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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