Rudall, Rose & Carte "1851" System Flute

Rudall, Rose & Carte "1851" System Flute

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This flute was made by Rudall, Rose & Carte in London, England around 1852 to 1854. It is an “1851” system flute made of silver with ornamental engraving on the head joint. This flute is engraved:

Council & Prize Medal.
Rudall, Rose & Carte.
100. New Bond Street.
Boehm's Cylinder.
Carte's Mechanism.

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Object Name
Date made
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 25 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 64.135 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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National Museum of American History
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