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DCM 1081: Paine & Hopkins Flute in C

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DCM 1081: Paine & Hopkins Flute in C

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Instrument type: Flute in C
Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 66.6 cm.
Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flat flap, pin in block.
Mark Maximum: PAINE & HOPKINS / N° 69 CORNHILL
Mark Additional: Mark on head, upper, foot.
Condition: Two pieces of the D#, C#, C key block at foot joint are missing.
Provenance: William Hayes, London, 26 Sept. 1931.

The Dayton C. Miller collection in the Library of Congress, contains nearly 1,700 flutes and other wind instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, trade catalogs, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute. It includes both Western and non-Western examples of flutes from around the world, with at least 460 European and American instrument makers represented. Items in the collection date from the 16th to the 20th century.

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1700 - 1900
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london
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