Flute made for Blind Tom by William R. Meinell with original instrument case
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- Created by
- William R. Meinell, American
- Used by
- Thomas Greene Wiggins, American, 1849 - 1908
- A silver flute with two head joints, one silver and one ebony, made for the performer "Blind Tom" by William R. Meinell of New York. The flute is housed in the original instrument case.
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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- No Known Copyright Restrictions
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- flutes (aerophones)
- 2014.138.1a-f: silver, ebony, gold, and cork
- 2014.138.2: leather, velvet, wood, and metal
- Place made
- New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Musical Instruments
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Child musicians
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