Philip H. Marcil Boehm System Flute

Philip H. Marcil Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Philip H. Marcil in Boston, Massachusetts around 1908 to 1910. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #678, made of rosewood with silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

PHILIP H. MARCIL
BOSTON
678

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1908-1910
maker
Marcil, Philip H.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 67.945 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.11
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.11
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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