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Firth, Hall & Pond 1-Keyed Flute

Firth, Hall & Pond 1-Keyed Flute

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This flute was made by Firth, Hall & Pond in New York, New York around 1833 to 1844. It is a 1-keyed flute made of dark stained boxwood with ivory ferrules and a square silver key. This flute is accessioned with an original case. This flute is stamped:

FIRTH HALL & POND
FRANKLIN SQr
N-YORK

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1832-1847
date made
1833-1844
maker
Firth, Hall & Pond
Firth, Hall & Pond
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 3/4 in x 1 3/16 in; 60.325 cm x 3.048 cm
ID Number
1979.0849.01
catalog number
1979.0849.01
accession number
1979.0849
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth H. Davis
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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