Geib & Walker 1-Keyed Flute

Geib & Walker 1-Keyed Flute

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Adam Geib and Daniel Walker in New York, New York 1829 to 1842. It is a 1-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules, and a brass key. This flute is stamped:

GEIB & WALKER
] 23
MAIDENLANE
NEW-YORK

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1829-1842
maker
Geib & Walker
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 11/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 60.16625 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MI.77.04
accession number
1977.0598
catalog number
77.04
Credit Line
Gift of Frank E. Klapthor
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object