Courtesy of the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection
Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington , D.C. 20540

William Callender

Place of Business:Boston Mass

Dates of Business: 1777-1838*

*Per Dillon

This fife is marked: Wm Callender/62 Middle St/Boston

Note: Callender is the oldest American maker in which instruments survive.

Date of this fife: After 1803.


Length of Instrument: 16 3/4 in

Wood: Appears to be Boxwood

Key of Instrument: Bb

Finger Holes:

The spacing on the holes is as follows: 

Not measured.