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H7040 Flute, seven keys, boxwood/ivory/brass, made by Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845. Click to enlarge.

Flute, seven keys, boxwood/ivory/brass, made by Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845

Made 1822-1845

Flute, 7 keyed, boxwood, ivory & brass, Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845.

Seven keyed flute made of boxwood or fruitwood in five sections (headjoint with stopper, barrel joint, upper joint, lower joint, foot joint) with ivory mounts and tuning slide. Salt-spoon shaped brass keys. Headjoint lined with brass sleeve.

Summary

Object No.

H7040

Object Statement

Flute, seven keys, boxwood/ivory/brass, made by Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845

Physical Description

Flute, 7 keyed, boxwood, ivory & brass, Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845.

Seven keyed flute made of boxwood or fruitwood in five sections (headjoint with stopper, barrel joint, upper joint, lower joint, foot joint) with ivory mounts and tuning slide. Salt-spoon shaped brass keys. Headjoint lined with brass sleeve.

Marks

Headjoint and two lower joints stamped: ELLARD/ DUBLIN / (unicorn head).
Second and third joints stamped: ELLARD/ 47 SACKVILLE ST/ DUBLIN / (unicorn head)

Production

Made

1822-1845

History

Notes

Andrew Ellard is of particular interest in the Australian context as he was the father of Francis Ellard one of the countries earliest musical instrument retailers who arrived in Sydney in 1832 and died in 1854.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr LW Burgess, 1962

Acquisition Date

2 May 1962

Cite this Object

Harvard

Flute, seven keys, boxwood/ivory/brass, made by Andrew Ellard, Dublin, 1822-1845 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 May 2019, <https://ma.as/247343>

Wikipedia

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