Henry Wylde 8-Keyed Flute

Henry Wylde 8-Keyed Flute

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This flute was made by Henry Wylde in London, England around 1838 to 1852. It is an 8-keyed flute made of rosewood with silver ferrules, keys, and embouchure plate. This flute is stamped:

[emblem]
WYLDE
FROM
RUDALL & ROSE
LONDON

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1838-1852
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in x 1 1/2 in; 68.58 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MI.64.013
accession number
249582
catalog number
64.013
Credit Line
Gift of Estate of Bertha Moulton
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National Museum of American History
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