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B-flat fife

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This fife was used by John Robbins when he was a drummer in the Civil War. It is made of brown spun wood with brass rings attached at the ends. Six smaller holes tone towards end and larger blow hole opposite.

Other Information

  • Title: B-flat fife
  • Creator: Christman, C. G.
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • State: ME
  • Media: Brass, walnut or rosewood
  • Dimensions (cm): 43 x  x 2
  • Local Code: 4082*a
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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