Clinton Flute by Potter, 1851 Exhibition.
Clinton’s flutes had a key system adapted from the Boehm
flute but at the same time, they maintained a close relationship to the old
1848 model was manufactured by Henry Potter and produced in wood.
Clinton body made by Potter, 1850
brought out a flute model with cylindrical bore and equally graduated tone
holes which diminished in size towards the head. The instrument won a gold
medal award at the London Exhibition but Clinton
continued to modify the design bringing out his “Equisonant”
model the following year.
Clinton Flute with
Clinton Equisonant Flute body
Clinton model Piccolo
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