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Meacham & Pond 1-Keyed Flute

Meacham & Pond 1-Keyed Flute

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This flute was made by Meacham & Pond in Albany, New York around 1828 to 1833. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and a brass key. This flute is stamped:

MEACHAM
& POND
ALBANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Flute
flute
Date made
1828-1833
maker
Meacham & Pond
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 60.0075 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MI.65.2700
accession number
264480
catalog number
65.2700
Credit Line
Gift of Charles E. Johnson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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