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flute in C#
  • Thomas Cahusac
    1714–1798
    died: England, United Kingdom
  • flute in C#, 1770–1775
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • boxwood, metal, string
  • Object Length/Diameter: 62.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 24 5/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0455.a-d
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Flute in four pieces. Brown.

2011.0455.a: long mouthpiece segment. Windhole near one end. Slight bulbous expansion near end.

2011.0455.b: cylindrical piece with a "male" element at either end wrapped in white string for insertion into parts a and c. Three fingerholes.

2011.0455.c: cylindrical piece with a bulbous expansion at one end. Three fingerholes. "Male" element wrapped with black string at distal end for instertion into part d.

2011.0455.d: short cylinder with a bulbous expansion at proximal end. One dark drey metal key.