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Transverse Flute in D

Maker:
Gautrot aîné (French, Paris active 1845–84)
Date:
after 1855
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
wood, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 62cm (24 7/16in.) Other (Embouchure ): 53.9cm (21 1/4in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.683a, b
Not on view
Marking: [lyre]/Gautrot Aine/Brevete/ A Paris/[unclear mark]
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
A Checklist of European & American Fifes, Piccolos, & Transverse Flutes. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 12.

A Checklist of Western European Fifes, Piccolos, and Transverse Flutes. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1977, pg. 6.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 130.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13.



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