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William Hall & Son 8-Keyed Flute

William Hall & Son 8-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by William Hall & Son in New York, New York around 1848 to 1875. It is an 8-keyed flute made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

WILLIAM HALL & SON
BROADWAY
N-YORK

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1848-1875
maker
William Hall & Son
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 66.3575 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1987.0029.01
catalog number
1987.0029.01
accession number
1987.0029
Credit Line
Gift of Donnel O'Flynn
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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