H. Bettoney Boehm System Flute

H. Bettoney Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Harry Bettoney in Boston, Massachusetts around 1899 to 1901. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #342, made of stained rosewood with nickel silver keys. This flute is stamped:

H. BETTONEY
BOSTON.
ED.H.WURLITZER
342

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1899-1901
maker
Bettoney, H.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 67.945 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.10
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.10
serial number
342
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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