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Klemm & Brothers Fife

Maker:
Klemm & Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 9/16 in x 3/4 in; 42.06875 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1835-1865
ID Number:
1981.0530.02
Accession number:
1981.0530
Catalog number:
1981.0530.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4a41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Strickland Fife

Physical Description:
cane (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 5/16 in x 7/8 in; 36.35375 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: Mississippi, Como
Date made:
1979
ID Number:
1980.0043.03
Catalog number:
1980.0043.03
Accession number:
1980.0043
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4374-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606305
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American Fife

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 7/8 in x 5/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850-1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Merle R. Wyman
ID Number:
MI.377361
Accession number:
137059
Catalog number:
377361
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e926-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606331
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American Fife

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 36.5125 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850-1860
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edna G. Leidinger
ID Number:
MI.77.11
Accession number:
1977.1108
Catalog number:
77.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3d00-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606335
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American Fife

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
fife: 12 13/16 in x 3/4 in; 32.54375 cm x 1.905 cm
mouthpiece: 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 15/16 in; 2.2225 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.38125 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850-1899
Credit Line:
Gift of Melvin L. KIng
ID Number:
MI.77.02
Accession number:
1977.0599
Catalog number:
77.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3d1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606343
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Young Cane Fife

Unspecified:
Rinzler, Ralph C.  Search this
Physical Description:
cane (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 34.29 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: Mississippi
Date made:
1960-1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Ralph Rinzler
ID Number:
MI.72.27
Catalog number:
72.27
Accession number:
299120
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-382e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606380
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Pond & Co. Fife

Maker:
William A. Pond & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 39.0525 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1863
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth B. Kennedy
ID Number:
MI.70.23
Accession number:
290483
Catalog number:
70.23
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e45c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606405
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American Fife

Unspecified:
U.S. War Department  Search this
Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/16 in x 3/4 in; 38.25875 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850 - 1860
Date made:
1800 - 1899
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
Credit Line:
Gift of War Department
ID Number:
MI.219179
Accession number:
40430
Catalog number:
219179
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3a70-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606477
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Fife

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 3/4 in; 33.02 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1864-1910
Credit Line:
Gift of Isaac Freedman
ID Number:
MI.62.342
Accession number:
241780
Catalog number:
62.342
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4d2c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_606556
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American Fife

Unspecified:
U.S. War Department  Search this
Physical Description:
maple (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 15/16 in x 3/4 in; 43.02125 cm x 1.905 cm
top brass ferrule: 2.4 cm; 15/16 in
bottom brass ferrule: 2.4 cm; 15/16 in
inside of bore: 1.2 cm; 15/32 in
outside, bottom end after ferrule: 1.7 cm; 21/32 in
outside, at embouchure: 2 cm; 25/32 in
outside, at top after ferrule: 1.75 cm; 11/16 in
embouchure hole: 9 mm; 11/32 in
finger holes, each: 6 mm; 1/4 in
distance from bottom of embouchure to end: 34 cm; 13 3/8 in
bottom of embouchure to top of 1st hole: 14.35 cm; 5 21/32 in
bottom of list hole to top, 2nd hole: 2.1 cm; 13/16 in
bottom of hole 2 to top of hole 3: 2 cm; 25/32 in
bottom of hole 3 to top of hole 4: 1.95 cm; 25/32 in
bottom of hole 4 to top of hole 5: 1.95 cm; 25/32 in
bottom of hole 5 to top of hole 6: 1.75 cm; 11/16 in
bottom of hole 6 to end: 6.3 cm; 2 15/32 in
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850 - 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of War Department
ID Number:
MI.219178
Catalog number:
219178
Accession number:
40430
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-40ec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606678
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Fife

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
nickel plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 13/16 in x 5/8 in; 37.62375 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1860-1870
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence Diffield Garrison
ID Number:
MI.66.195
Catalog number:
66.195
Accession number:
263868
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4313-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606689
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Fife

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 34.6075 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
Fife
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
CL.389090
Catalog number:
389090
Accession number:
182022
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Home and Community Life: Education
Music & Musical Instruments
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Fife

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 14 in x 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 35.56 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Fife
Used:
United States: New Jersey
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
ID Number:
AF.58146M
Catalog number:
58146M
Accession number:
204703
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-742a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_440935

Fife

Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 42.545 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Fife
Associated date:
1861 - 1865
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
ID Number:
AF.67943M
Catalog number:
67943M
Accession number:
246767
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-4aae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_432838

Horstman Brothers Fife

Maker:
Horstmann Brothers & Company  Search this
Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 42.2275 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1862-1875
Related Publication:
Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.
ID Number:
MI.093193
Catalog number:
093193
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-8f79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119339
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American Fife

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 15/16 in x 3/4 in; 37.94125 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1878-1882
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055744
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055744
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-be58-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119347
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American Fife

Physical Description:
ebony (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 41.91 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1878-1882
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055745
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055745
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-8d16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119349
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American Fife

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.7 cm; 14 13/16 in
overall: 14 13/16 in x 5/8 in; 37.62375 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
fife
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1878-1882
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055746
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055746
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-4403-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119352
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