Flute

about 1840
William Whiteley (American, 1789–1871)


Object Place: Utica, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.262

Medium or Technique

Cocuswood, ivory, silver-plated brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

4 keys

Inscription

WHITELEY / UTICA

Provenance

1979, sold by James Francis, Toledo, Ohio, to Robert E. Eliason, Hanover, New Hampshire; 2012, gift of Eliason to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. and Ellen I. Eliason