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Transverse flute

Side-blown, boxwood flute made in three sections (head, body and foot joints), with ivory ferrules. Cap is missing. Five flat, round-cover, silver keys mounted in blocks. Flat springs attached to keys. Slightly rectangular embouchure hole. Nominal pitch: E-flat.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on all joints: EULER / FRANKFURT
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Length: 510mm