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Karl Mendler Boehm System Flute

Karl Mendler Boehm System Flute

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This flute was made by Karl Mendler in Munich, Germany around 1881 to 1901. It is a Boehm System flute, made of stained rosewood with German silver ferrules, barrel, and keys. This flute is marked:

KARL MENDLER
MUNCHEN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1888-1901
maker
Mendler, Karl
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 65.405 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.08
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.08
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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