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Tenor flute (after early 17th-century Flemish type)

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Cylindrical bore. Cylindrical tube of pearwood. Circular embouchure and six finger-holes. Cork inserted close to the embouchure.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

late 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Length 68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1845

Medium or Technique

Pearwood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones