Rudall, Carte & Co. Clinton System Flute

Rudall, Carte & Co. Clinton System Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Rudall Carte & Co. in London, England around 1878 to 1885. It is a Clinton System flute, serial #1238, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

RUDALL
CARTE & Co.
23 BERNERS STREET
OXFORD STREET
LONDON
1238
1867 PATENT

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1878-1885
maker
Rudall Carte & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.17
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.17
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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