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3D Object DCM 0516: Johann Wendelinus Weisse / Flute in C

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  • DCM 0516: Johann Wendelinus Weisse / Flute in C


  • Johann Wendelinus Weisse

Created / Published

  • Berlin, 1814-ca. 1840.


  • Physical Objects


  • -  This instrument likely had 3 or more corps de rechange.
  • -  Instrument type: Flute in C
  • -  Medium: Boxwood, ivory and wood cap and cork-setting mechanism, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 61.6 cm. (without cap)
  • -  Key Holes System: 5 keys, square flat flaps, pin in block.
  • -  Mark Maximum: (Prussian eagle) / WEISSE / IN / BERLIN / 2
  • -  Mark Additional: Mark on upper body. Mark on head, lower body, foot: (Prussian eagle) / WEISSE / IN / BERLIN
  • -  Condition: The fifth key is a long F lever that opens the short F key, now missing. Head joint cap outer portion missing, cracked at socket. Right hand joint socket cracked in 2 places, including one very open crack in the ferrule. The ferrule has a unique inside brass staple repair (2 staples), the legs of which extend outward radially and have been peened over to appear as pins.
  • -  Provenance: George R. Myers, Cincinnati, Ohio, 15 Nov. 1925.


  • nonprojected graphic
  • photonegative


  • 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.


  • DLC Music Division, Library of Congress

Access Condition

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Johann Wendelinus Weisse. DCM: Johann Wendelinus Weisse / Flute in C. Berlin, 1814, ca. 1840. Image.

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Johann Wendelinus Weisse. (ca. 1840) DCM: Johann Wendelinus Weisse / Flute in C. Berlin, 1814. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Johann Wendelinus Weisse. DCM: Johann Wendelinus Weisse / Flute in C. Berlin, 1814, ca. 1840. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.