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Louis Lot Boehm System Flute

Louis Lot Boehm System Flute

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This flute was made by Louis Lot in Paris, France in 1873. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #1777, made of cocuswood with silver keys. This flute is stamped:

L.L.
LOUIS LOT
PARIS
1777

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1875-1899
date made
1873
maker
Lot, Louis
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
cocuswood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 65.405 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.06
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.06
serial number
1777
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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