Thomas Key 8-Keyed Flute

Thomas Key 8-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Thomas Key in London, England around 1800-1825. It is an 8-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys. This flute is stamped:

KEY
LONDON

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1800-1825
maker
Key, Thomas
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1984.0339.01
accession number
1984.0339
catalog number
1984.0339.01
Credit Line
Gift of Alyce Maylard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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