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Object Name: Flageolet: A.R. Jollie...
Date: 1845-1850
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Medium: Wood, ivory, brass
Dimensions: Overall: 13 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 34 x 3.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Wooden flageolet, a recorder-like flute, with three sections separated by ivory rings; detachable ivory mouthpiece.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen Lorraine Williamson and Miss Julia Bulkeley Williamson
Object Number: 1950.289
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Marks: stamped: on each section: "A. R. JOLLIE / BROAD-WAY / NEW-YORK"

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According to the accession records, this flageolet was given as a souvenir to Mrs. Charles A. Bulkeley (Julia Neilson, 1811-1878), maternal grandmother of the donors, at Jenny Lind's first New York concert, September 11, 1850.