William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by William S. Haynes in Boston, Massachusetts around 1901 to 1925. It is a Boehm System flute in D-flat, made of silver. This flute is engraved:

Wm. S. HAYNES CO.
BOSTON MASS
U.S.A.
PATENTED

This flute was made for military band use.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1901-1925
maker
Haynes, William S.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.26
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.26
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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