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Photograph of Arthur Hartmann

Item is a photograph, signed "For W. G. Hall / In sympathetic remembrance and with heartfelt-good wishes / In the Great Wilderness / Feb. 27th Anno MacMillan I.

One-key boxwood flute with ivory mounts : George Goulding, London

Item is a flute, made by George Goulding of London, England, with a silver square-ended D-sharp key. Its typical eighteenth-century small embouchure and finger holes produce a sweet and delicate tone. This type of flute was first seen in about 1672 on the European continent, about 1705 in England, and was in general use until 1780.

Ohio newspaper clippings and magazine regarding performance of Algala

Item consists of newspaper clippings and a copy of the magazine Akron Topics, autographed by Edward Johnson. Item includes photographs and autographs of the composer and lead singers in the production of Algala: Francesco de Leone (composer), Mabel Garrison (soprano), Cecil Fanning (baritone), Edward Johnson (tenor), F. Karl Grossman (musical director), and Francis J. Sadlier (bass).

Conical Boehm-style flute in African blackwood : Couesnon, Paris

Item is a flute, made by Couesnon in Paris, with German-silver bands and keywork. Boehm's research led in 1832 to his conical flute, fully vented and with large holes. It is largely regarded as "the greatest landmark of all in the modern history of woodwind design." This is the 1832 flute with the addition of the Briccialdi thumb key.

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