The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine

dayton c miller collection

public
1,773 media by topicpage 1 of 18
La  Flûte lui tint lieu de Lyre chez Admète (The Flute took the place of the Lyre at the home of Admetus)

La Flûte lui tint lieu de Lyre chez Admète (The Flute took the place ...

after Hubert François Bourguignon d'Anville, called Gravelot, painter, draughtsman, engraver, 1699-1773 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Gravelot, Hubert François Bourguignon d'... More

DCM 0587: Clementi & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0587: Clementi & Co. Flute in C

This instrument is unusual and may have received several alterations, reasons for which are not clear. According to DCM: "All fingerholes are bushed, as though the large Nicholson holes have been reduced." Howe... More

Photo of DCM 0522: Gisborne Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 0522: Gisborne Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Ferrules decorated (not chased). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, bright nickel silver lip plate ferrule, keys, ferrules, and fingerhole bushings, metal-lined head.; 65.5 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys... More

DCM 1038: Benedikt Pentenrieder Flute in C

DCM 1038: Benedikt Pentenrieder Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Unique keys equivalent to 8 keys with several extra touch-pieces, and cross G#. All keys flat-circle flaps in wood lugs. F#, G#, B-flat keys all have light springs which alone open the keys. For ea... More

DCM 1176: Joseph Baumann French Flageolet

DCM 1176: Joseph Baumann French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony(?), ivory ferrules and mouthpiece exterior.; 29.05 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: (5-pointed star) / BAUMANN. / A PARIS. / (5-pointed star) Mark ... More

DCM 1451: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 1451: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bamboo.; 26.6 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Source not known. The Dayton C. Miller collection in the Library of Congress, ... More

DCM 0241: Anonymous, North American Indian Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0241: Anonymous, North American Indian Courting Flute (Vertical Wh...

Decorated with indented dots, painted red. The end is carved with a geometric design. Lead flue plate and carved wooden cover in the form of unidentified animal. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistl... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 0525: Anonymous Mystery Tube

Musical Instruments - DCM 0525: Anonymous Mystery Tube

DCM purchased this object from his major source of Native American instruments, however, this may not be an instrument at all. DCM ledger: "Flute? Thin-walled bamboo, closed at top and bottom by natural septum.... More

Photo of DCM 0605: Triebert Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 0605: Triebert Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Head joint rosewood cap a replacement, possibly DCM, who reported it missing when acquired. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), silver keys and ferrules. Head joint partly metal-lined, including tu... More

Photo of DCM 0601: Proff Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 0601: Proff Flute in C - Public domain dedication

The silver key, if original, has soldered to it underneath a brass spline as part of a breakage repair. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 61.05 cm. Key Holes Sy... More

DCM 0563: J. A. & W. Geib Flute in C

DCM 0563: J. A. & W. Geib Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, silver key, ivory end cap (possibly bone) and ferrules.; 60.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: J · A · W · GEIB / 23 / MAI... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 1616: Anonymous Transverse Flute

Musical Instruments - DCM 1616: Anonymous Transverse Flute

Instrument type: Transverse Flute Medium: Bamboo, partially painted black and red, with painted area scratched or carved away for natural bamboo color.; 35.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/5 holes plus 4 vent holes a... More

Correct Position for the Fingers, Dayton C. Miller Collection

Correct Position for the Fingers, Dayton C. Miller Collection

Unknown (artist nationality) Color relief halftone. (medium) Good condition. (condition) Collier's, 28 June 1924. (provenance) Flute (instrument) 20th century (century) Greeting Cards and Magazine Covers (mille... More

Francois Nicolas Barthelemy Dequevauviller - L' Assemblée au Concert (A Gathering at a Concert)

Francois Nicolas Barthelemy Dequevauviller - L' Assemblée au Concert (...

after a painting in gouache by Niklas Lafrensen, the younger, called Lavreince, miniaturist and watercolorist, 1737-1807 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Lafrensen, Niklas, the ... More

Richard Carte, 1808-1891 - Public domain portrait print

Richard Carte, 1808-1891 - Public domain portrait print

Inscription: Recto: l. c.: (printed) RICHARD CARTE, / FLAUTIST AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKER. / THE FOUNDER OF THE MUSICAL DIRECTORY. DIED NOV. 26TH, 1891.; l. l.: (printed) Woodbury Company, / (Eyre and Spottis... More

DCM 0572: Cornelius Ward Flute in C

DCM 0572: Cornelius Ward Flute in C

See DCM 44 and 572a. Head joint with patented "Terminator and Indicator," this has the normal 19th century sheet metal tuning slide arrangement, with tuning marks in numerals. Once the correct head joint length... More

DCM 1489: Anonymous Xun (Vessel Flute)

DCM 1489: Anonymous Xun (Vessel Flute)

With circular wooden stand, possibly rosewood, consisting of lower hollow round base on 4 short legs supporting a second and wider diameter retaining ring mounted on 4 legs. The stand appears to be a relatively... More

DCM 0328: Franz Simon Schuechbaur Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

DCM 0328: Franz Simon Schuechbaur Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

In the usual 3 joints, head, body, foot, except that the sections are joined with machine threads; 2 for head joint, 3 for foot joint, similar to DCM 945 (see detail photograph). Instrument type: Treble (Alto) ... More

DCM 0974: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0974: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

Embouchure hole large, rectangular, with recessed area for lower lip. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, finger rings, ferrules. Boxwood crutch.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm 18... More

Niet hoe veel, maer hoe eel. (Not how many, but how well.), recto / Rust ick zoo roest ick. (I rest thus I rust.), verso

Niet hoe veel, maer hoe eel. (Not how many, but how well.), recto / Ru...

Dutch (artist nationality) draughtsman, etcher, cartographer and publisher (artist role) Recto: top center: (printed text, in Dutch) VAN DE SINNEPOPPEN. ; u. r.: (page number) 21 ; left half of page: XXI / Niet... More

[ Soldier playing flute, recto; fisherman, verso]

[ Soldier playing flute, recto; fisherman, verso]

German (artist nationality) history and battle painter (artist role) Recto: (in blue pencil, erased?) l. r. 1796; verso: (in pencil) u. l.: Henning Oppermann / Nov. 1928 / $28.00; l. c.: Jac. Matth. [?]; l. l.:... More

Jacques Dassonville - Les  musiciens champêtres (Country musicians)

Jacques Dassonville - Les musiciens champêtres (Country musicians)

French (artist nationality) painter and etcher (artist role) Recto: l. l.: (within plate) I Dassonneuille fecit ; verso: center: (oval red stamp) [MEWES] ; l. l. (oval blue stamp, with stars inside and text aro... More

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

The present steel spring appears to be a replacement and the foot joint bottom ferrule also appears to be a replacement. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.;... More

A  Company Making Music - Public domain image related to music prformance, engraving

A Company Making Music - Public domain image related to music prforma...

Dutch (artist nationality) draughtsman, engraver, print publisher and painter (artist role) Recto: bottom center: (within image) Crispin de Pass inuent . excudit . ; bottom: (beneath image, in Latin) Concentu v... More

Drei Flötenspieler (Three Flute Players), Dayton C. Miller Collection

Drei Flötenspieler (Three Flute Players), Dayton C. Miller Collection

Flemish (artist nationality) painter and draughtsman (artist role) Recto: u. r.: (within etching, script monogram) A. P. ; verso: u. l.: (in pencil) Oppermann / Feb. 16, 1929 / 50 fcs = $10.00 ; l. l.: (in penc... More

Procession d'une nouvelle Mariée qui se rend chez son Mari / Plegtige Staatsi van een' Bruid, die naâr 't Huiz haares Mans gevoerd word (Procession of a newlywed who comes to the home of her husband)

Procession d'une nouvelle Mariée qui se rend chez son Mari / Plegtige ...

Dutch (artist nationality) draughtsman and engraver (artist role) Recto: top center: (banner in sky, in French) PROCESSION d’une nouvelle MARIÉE qui se rend chez son MARI ; l. l.: J. v. Schley sculp. ; bottom c... More

DCM 0273: Anonymous, North American Indian (Chippewa) Reed Pipe, Deer (or Moose) Call

DCM 0273: Anonymous, North American Indian (Chippewa) Reed Pipe, Deer ...

DCM ledger quotes letter from Frances Densmore, 11 Sept. 1922: "On a recent trip to the Chippewa County I obtained one of the whistles used by the Chippewa in calling deer and am sending it to you today. It is ... More

DCM 0604: Jean Daniel Holtzapffel Flute in C

DCM 0604: Jean Daniel Holtzapffel Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, silver keys, ferrules.; 67.75 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, round flaps, pin in block, except low C#, C. Foot keys have conical leather plugs screwed on keys, in tubu... More

DCM 0306: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

DCM 0306: Boehm & Mendler Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, thinned, silver keys and ferrules, wood crutch.; 66.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#, Schleif key. Mark Maximum: BOEHM & MENDLER / MÜNCHEN Mark Addi... More

Photo of DCM 1609: Anonymous Flute Swab - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 1609: Anonymous Flute Swab - Public domain dedication

Instrument type: Flute Swab Medium: Mahogony(?) handle, black yarn swab head.; 33.4 cm. Provenance: Source not known. The Dayton C. Miller collection in the Library of Congress, contains nearly 1,700 flutes a... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 1619: Anonymous Transvserse Flute

Musical Instruments - DCM 1619: Anonymous Transvserse Flute

Instrument type: Transvserse Flute Medium: Bamboo, partially painted black, with painted area scratched or carved away for natural bamboo color.; 25.3 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Co... More

DCM 0893: Jean Baptiste Tabard Flute in C

DCM 0893: Jean Baptiste Tabard Flute in C

Foot joint had ivory register slide. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys and ferrules. Head joint partially metal-lined with tuning slide.; 61.5 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, flat oval flaps... More

DCM 0861: Anonymous, Central American Indian Whistle (Duct Flute)

DCM 0861: Anonymous, Central American Indian Whistle (Duct Flute)

DCM ledger: "Aztec Indian, Nahua." Instrument type: Whistle (Duct Flute) Medium: Terracotta.; 5.7 cm. Key Holes System: 0 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Parts (head and one limb) missing. Provenance... More

Friedrich Kuhlau, 1786-1832 - Public domain scenic engraving

Friedrich Kuhlau, 1786-1832 - Public domain scenic engraving

Signed: Recto: l. r.: (in lithograph, signature of lithographer) Em Barentzen ft [fecit] / 1838; bottom edge: (in lithograph, signature of Kuhlau) Fr. Kuhlau Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (in lithograph) Em. Baren... More

Joly, dans La Belle au Bois Dormant (Joly, in Sleeping Beauty)

Joly, dans La Belle au Bois Dormant (Joly, in Sleeping Beauty)

French (artist nationality) draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, and actor (artist role) Verso: l. l.: (in pencil) C575/224 (inscription) Etching. (medium) Fine condition. Trimmed to image, except for a quarter... More

Mr. De la Flute. Joueur de plusieurs instrumens. (Monsieur De la Flute. Player of several instruments.)

Mr. De la Flute. Joueur de plusieurs instrumens. (Monsieur De la Flute...

French (artist nationality) engraver and painter (artist role) Recto: bottom center: Mr. De la Flute. / Joueur de plusiers instrumens. ; encased in mylar, glued to the mat, is a fragment, possibly removed from ... More

DCM 1026: Moritz-Max Mönnig Flute in C

DCM 1026: Moritz-Max Mönnig Flute in C

DCM ledger, Valderpoort letter to DCM, 23 July 1930: "...the only Schwedler-Reform Flute entirely made of metal. This flute was made for Mr. Schwedler by Mönnig in Leipzig as a mark of gratitude. However as Mr.... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 0659: Joseph Ebner Flageolet

Musical Instruments - DCM 0659: Joseph Ebner Flageolet

DCM ledger states that Ebner was a "dealer, not maker." This instrument has a wide ivory mouthpiece, not containing the usual round windway, but extremely flattened to appear like a (bassoon) double reed. Instr... More

DCM 0719: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0719: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Frosted clear glass. Cap, rose-cut (faceted) rock crystal with hemisphere of silver for backing. Silver keys and ferrules.; 62.9 cm. Key Holes System: 3 keys, including D#, ... More

La  Lutte Artistique / Quadrille (The Artistic Struggle / Quadrille)

La Lutte Artistique / Quadrille (The Artistic Struggle / Quadrille)

printed by Guillet, Paris, lithographer (artist notes) French (artist nationality) genre painter, illustrator and etcher (artist role) Recto: l. l. (signed) J Worms ; u. c.: La Lutte Artistique / Quadrille; l. ... More

Das  Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich 1599)

Das Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich...

German (artist nationality) painter and engraver on copper and wood (artist role) Recto: top center: (title, in old German) Abriss dess Schüessplats auf dem Plachfelt neben dem fl. Lusthauss. ; l. r.: (oval sta... More

DCM 0735: Anonymous Gawaq (Transverse Whistle Flute)

DCM 0735: Anonymous Gawaq (Transverse Whistle Flute)

DCM ledger: "Biskra, Algeria." Instrument type: Gawaq (Transverse Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo.; 29.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/5 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: C. Van Raalte Collection, Brownsea Cas... More

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

Instrument may have had several corps de rechange. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Figured boxwood, ivory cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys, brass-lined head.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: 6 k... More

DCM 1046: William Hollings Flute in C

DCM 1046: William Hollings Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, ferrules, metal-lined head.; 64.7 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: 8 keys, saltspoon, with pewter plugs over round metal plates for C#, C. Pin in blo... More

Bernard Picart - Recorder Player's Hands, Dayton C. Miller Collection

Bernard Picart - Recorder Player's Hands, Dayton C. Miller Collection

French (artist nationality) painter, draughtsman, and engraver (artist role) Recto: l. l.: B. Picart fec. 1707. ; verso: u. l.: (in pencil) Y 3 / [Desoe?] / Arthur H. Clark / Dec. 17, 1937 / 6.00 ; l. l.: (in p... More

DCM 0841: Anonymous, English or American Walking Stick Flute in C

DCM 0841: Anonymous, English or American Walking Stick Flute in C

Instrument type: Walking Stick Flute in C Medium: Maple(?), mottled by use of acid stain. Tapered brass ferrule at bottom, ivory pommel with silver disk. Cord holes bushed with unidentified material.; No mark.... More

DCM 0303: Firth, Son & Co. Flute in B-flat

DCM 0303: Firth, Son & Co. Flute in B-flat

Band flute. Instrument type: Flute in B-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass key.; 35 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, round flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: FIRTH, SON & C° / N-YORK / C Mark Additional: Mark on head. Mar... More

Richard van Orley - The  Drunken Silenus, Peter Paul Rubens

Richard van Orley - The Drunken Silenus, Peter Paul Rubens

after a painting by Peter Paul Rubens, history, genre, and landscape painter, and engraver, 1577-1640 (artist notes) Flemish (artist nationality) painter, draughtsman and etcher (artist role) Rubens, Peter Paul... More

DCM 0262: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0262: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

Embouchure barrel engraved with leaf pattern. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 64.2 cm. Key Holes System: DCM ledger: "The 'System of Fingering' is non-descript, it is neither Radcliff nor Carte's ... More

Francesco Bartolozzi - May - Public domain  engraving

Francesco Bartolozzi - May - Public domain engraving

after a painting by William Hamilton, history and portrait painter, 1751-1801 (artist notes) Italian (artist nationality) painter and engraver (artist role) Hamilton, William, 1751-1801 (original artist) Recto:... More

DCM 0284: Anonymous End-blown Flute

DCM 0284: Anonymous End-blown Flute

Instrument type: End-blown Flute Medium: Wood, bored and turned, simple turned decoration with red, black and green bands.; 33.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes. Each fingerhole is recessed. Mark Maximum: No m... More

DCM 1091: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Piccolo in C

DCM 1091: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Piccolo in C

This instrument is an octave size of a group of experimental flutes of this inventor. See DCM 1092. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Mahogany, japanned wood key and ferrules.; 29.65 cm. Key Holes System: ... More

Ste Cécile (Saint Cecilia) - Public domain  engraving

Ste Cécile (Saint Cecilia) - Public domain engraving

possibly after a drawing by Jean Dubois, le jeune, painter, 1645-1694, or by his brother, Louis Dubois, le jeune, painter, 1646-1702, of a painting by Pierre Mignard I, called Mignard le Romain, portrait and hi... More

Public Domain Images - Daphnis and Chloe

Public Domain Images - Daphnis and Chloe

after drawing by François-Pascal-Simon, Baron Gérard, history and portrait painter and lithographer, 1770-1837 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Gérard, François-Pascal-Simon, ba... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 1005: Charles Ullmann Ocarina

Musical Instruments - DCM 1005: Charles Ullmann Ocarina

Instrument type: Ocarina Medium: Ceramic, covered outside with cream-colored fitted celluloid, plus carmel-colored celluloid tips at ends.; 16.6 cm. Key Holes System: 2/8 holes. Mark Maximum: ULLMANN-PARIS / S... More

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All sockets have Laurent's safety hook which engages a flange on each corresponding tenon. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass frosted, silver keys. DCM ledger: "Labradorite" cap.; 67.4 cm. Key Hol... More

Autels Trepieds et Instruments de Musique (Altars, Tripods and Musical Instruments)

Autels Trepieds et Instruments de Musique (Altars, Tripods and Musical...

after etchings by Pierre-Philippe Choffard, draughtsman and engraver, 1730-1809, based on drawings by Pierre Adrien Pâris, painter, architect, draughtsman, decorator, and engraver, 1745-1819, originally publish... More

Ex Nugis - Kinder-spel - Seria (Out of trifles - Children's Games - seriousness)

Ex Nugis - Kinder-spel - Seria (Out of trifles - Children's Games - se...

who has reworked an engraving by Experiens Silleman, painter, draughtsman and engraver, ca. 1611-1653, based on an original design by Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, painter and draughtsman, 1589-1662 (artist n... More

Ex Nugis - Kinder-spel - Seria (Out of trifles - Children's Games - seriousness)

Ex Nugis - Kinder-spel - Seria (Out of trifles - Children's Games - se...

who has reworked an engraving by Experiens Silleman, painter, draughtsman and engraver, ca. 1611-1653, based on an original design by Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, painter and draughtsman, 1589-1662 (artist n... More

Das  Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich 1599)

Das Armbrustschiessen zu München 1599 (The Crossbow Archers in Munich...

German (artist nationality) painter and engraver on copper and wood (artist role) Recto: top center: (title, in old German) Abriss dess Schüessplats auf dem Plachfelt neben dem fl. Lusthauss. ; l. r.: (oval sta... More

Parmigianino - The  Young and Elder Goatherd

Parmigianino - The Young and Elder Goatherd

after a drawing by Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino, painter, draughtsman and etcher, 1503-1540 (artist notes) Flemish (artist nationality) draughtsman and engraver (artist role) Parmigiani... More

Photo of DCM 1296: Piering Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 1296: Piering Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism, and ferrules, brass keys.; 61.7 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (Prussian eagle) / PIERIN... More

William Hogarth - The  Enraged Musician, Dayton C. Miller Collection

William Hogarth - The Enraged Musician, Dayton C. Miller Collection

British (artist nationality) painter, etcher, and engraver (artist role) Recto: l. c.: The Enraged Musician ; l. r.: (just beneath image) Design'd, Engrav'd, & Publish'd by Wm. Hogarth Nov.br the 30.th 1741. Ac... More

Hercules and Telephus,  after Charles-Nicolas Cochin

Hercules and Telephus, after Charles-Nicolas Cochin

after an etching by Charles-Nicolas Cochin the younger, draughtsman and engraver, 1715-1790 (artist notes) Unknown (artist nationality) Cochin, Charles-Nicolas, the younger, 1715-1790 (original artist) Recto: t... More

DCM 0280: A. Rampone Piccolo in C

DCM 0280: A. Rampone Piccolo in C

Embouchure engraved with lyre, sunburst, floral motif. The 6 principal fingerholes are engraved around the fingerhole. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Silver, double wall, both head joint and body. Head j... More

DCM 0859: Johann Christian Blume Flute in C

DCM 0859: Johann Christian Blume Flute in C

DCM's Australian source for this composite flute knew it to have been in that form for a long period. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Head: cocus or rosewood, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules,... More

DCM 1089: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1089: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Tapered and thinned head joint. DCM describes this as Boehm system modified, and "very awkward and bungling." This instrument is professionally made regarding the tube, the tonehole drilling, the ribs, rods, po... More

DCM 0823: Thibouville frères Flute in C

DCM 0823: Thibouville frères Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus or grenadilla, silver keys, ferrules, socket liners.; 61.4cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, post and rod on inset oval flanges, modern style key cups. Mark Maximum: (5-poi... More

DCM 0488: Theodore Berteling Piccolo in D-flat

DCM 0488: Theodore Berteling Piccolo in D-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in D-flat Medium: Grenadilla, silver ferrules, metal-lined head.; 29.3 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#, D-natural trill. DCM ledger: "Keys have been altered. Keys of uniq... More

Musical Instruments - DCM 0266: Flute in C

Musical Instruments - DCM 0266: Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, black horn ferrules.; 60.15 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, round flat flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (? illegible) / (crown) Mark Additional: Mark on... More

DCM 1647: Fentum Flute in C (Part only)

DCM 1647: Fentum Flute in C (Part only)

Instrument type: Flute in C (Part only) Medium: Cocus(?).; 20.2 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: Likely from an 8-keyed flute, pin in block, key style unknown. Mark Maximum: [?] FENTUM / LONDON Condition: Missing... More

DCM 0024: Boehm & Mendler Alto Flute in G (Incomplete)

DCM 0024: Boehm & Mendler Alto Flute in G (Incomplete)

Instrument was never completed, having no keywork. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs. Alto. Instrument type: Alto Flute in G (Incomplete) Medium: Boxwood, thinned, 2 brass ferrules.; 87 cm. Key Holes Sys... More

DCM 0724: John Beckett Bird Pipe (Flageolet)

DCM 0724: John Beckett Bird Pipe (Flageolet)

Instrument type: Bird Pipe (Flageolet) Medium: Cocus or rosewood, mouthpiece apparently of bone (replacement).; 21.5 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes(?), small upper "thumbhole has been plugged," according to D... More

[ Faun playing an aulos], Dayton C. Miller Collection

[ Faun playing an aulos], Dayton C. Miller Collection

American (artist nationality) illustrator and art editor of The New Yorker magazine (artist role) Recto: top center: (title) THE / NEW YORKER ; u. l.: (printed date) March 14, 1925 ; u. r.: (printed price) Pric... More

Photo of DCM 1006: Ercole Roda Ocarina - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 1006: Ercole Roda Ocarina - Public domain dedication

Instrument type: Ocarina Medium: Clay, painted with black enamel, and orange enamel inside fingerholes. Maker's mark with bronze powder paint. Tuning bar is nickel plate.; 16.9 cm. Key Holes System: 2/8 holes.... More

DCM 0915: William Sherman Haynes Flute in C, Left-Handed

DCM 0915: William Sherman Haynes Flute in C, Left-Handed

In addition to the standard crutch (for the RH in this case), the instrument also has an added crutch mount for the other hand. Instrument type: Flute in C, Left-Handed Medium: Grenadilla, gold-plated silver ke... More

DCM 1119c: Johann Andreas Mollenhauer Bassoon in C

DCM 1119c: Johann Andreas Mollenhauer Bassoon in C

Instrument type: Bassoon in C Medium: Maple, brass keys, key saddles, ferrules, and lower D key guard.; 127.8 cm. Key Holes System: 13 keys, round flat flap, slightly curved as necessary. Mark Maximum: (sunbur... More

Albrecht Dürer - Das Mannerbad (The Men's Bath)

Albrecht Dürer - Das Mannerbad (The Men's Bath)

German (artist nationality) painter and engraver (artist role) Recto: l. c.: (monogram) AD ; verso: (in pencil) u. l.: Clark's Dec 1937; l. l.: C575/687 [and] 00425830; l. r.: 10 1/4 x 14 3/8. (inscription) Wo... More

Natural Fools, from the Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian of Austria

Natural Fools, from the Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian of ...

German (artist nationality) painter and woodcut designer (artist role) Recto: (initials, on belt of third figure from left): H B ; verso: (in pencil) u. l.: Clark Aug 1936 / $21.00; l. l.: C575/695 (inscription... More

Un  faiseur de flutte / Ein Pfeiffenmacher (A Male Wind Instrument Maker)

Un faiseur de flutte / Ein Pfeiffenmacher (A Male Wind Instrument Mak...

published by Martin Engelbrecht, engraver, 1684-1756 (artist notes) German (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Recto: l. l.: C.P.S.C. Maj.; l. r.: Martin Engelbrecht excud. A.V.; u. r. :169; l. r.: (in ... More

DCM 0777: Anonymous, North American Indian (Southern Arapahoe) Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0777: Anonymous, North American Indian (Southern Arapahoe) Courtin...

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Southern Arapahoe, Oklahoma." Tube decorated with blue paint at end, plus red paint inside, and over the 3 cord bindings. Flue cover painted blue with black beak and red cone or he... More

DCM 1602: Anonymous Piccolo in E-flat (Body Joints only)

DCM 1602: Anonymous Piccolo in E-flat (Body Joints only)

An unusual piccolo originally in 4 joints although the head joint is missing. The upper body joint is marked "3" indicating there may have been interchangeable upper joints. Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat (... More

Flötten, Hautbois, Flachinett, Fagot, und Clarinett (Flutes, Oboe, Flageolet, Bassoon, and Clarinet)

Flötten, Hautbois, Flachinett, Fagot, und Clarinett (Flutes, Oboe, Fla...

German (artist nationality) engraver and publisher (artist role) Recto: l. l.: (at bottom edge of image) Cum Priv. S. C. Majest.; l. r.: Martin Engelbrecht fec: et exc. A.V.; l. c.: (title, above text in old Ge... More

DCM 1298: Anonymous End-Blown Flute (Reed Pipe?)

DCM 1298: Anonymous End-Blown Flute (Reed Pipe?)

Instrument type: End-Blown Flute (Reed Pipe?) Medium: Wood, (type identifed in DCM ledger as: "Bzyna").; 32.4 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: G. Meriggioli, Seattle, Washing... More

DCM 1576: Anonymous Nay (End-Blown Flute)

DCM 1576: Anonymous Nay (End-Blown Flute)

Instrument type: Nay (End-Blown Flute) Medium: Cane.; 61.5 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes, burned in. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: M. El Mahdi, Tunisia, 27 Nov. 1959. The Dayton C. Miller collection in... More

DCM 0858: Anonymous, North American Indian (Chippewa) Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0858: Anonymous, North American Indian (Chippewa) Courting Flute (...

DCM ledger: "American Indian, Chippewa." Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Unidentified soft wood, leather thong.; 40.6 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus 5 vent holes at botto... More

DCM 1634: Moritz-Max Mönnig Flute in C

DCM 1634: Moritz-Max Mönnig Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver keys, tenons, and lined sockets (with inner tube).; 67.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Schleiff key, and patent B-flat/C trill key. Mark... More

Photo of DCM 0766: Anonymous Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 0766: Anonymous Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), nickel silver key and ferrules.; 60.05 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, saltspoon. Blind pin. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Missing foot joint ferrule. Provenan... More

DCM 0167: Anonymous, Japanese Shakuhachi (Notched Flute)

DCM 0167: Anonymous, Japanese Shakuhachi (Notched Flute)

Bound with black lacquered string between front holes 1 and 2. Instrument type: Shakuhachi (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered red inside, black horn uta-guchi, bound with black lacquered string.; 54.5 c... More

DCM 1219: Hermann Wrede Flute in C

DCM 1219: Hermann Wrede Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained brown, ivory cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 60.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (unicorn head) / H · WREDE / 15 / ST... More

DCM 0801: Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0801: Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

The head and foot joint have stamped near their socket ferrules a figure "7" and all 4 body joints have the same figure 7 stamped at both ends. These appear to be guide marks for the player (perhaps for the ama... More

DCM 1185: D'Almaine & Co. Flute in E-flat

DCM 1185: D'Almaine & Co. Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 49.6 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: (crown between garlands) / D'ALMAINE & Cº / LATE... More

Adriaen van Ostade - Le  Trio Flamand (The Flemish Trio)

Adriaen van Ostade - Le Trio Flamand (The Flemish Trio)

after a painting by Adriaen van Ostade, painter, draughtsman, watercolorist, etcher, 1610-1685 (artist notes) Unknown (artist nationality) Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685 (original artist) Verso: (along right ed... More

Photo of DCM 1538: Anonymous Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Photo of DCM 1538: Anonymous Flute in C - Public domain dedication

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 59.7 cm. (without cap) Key Holes System: 6 keys, modern style key cups. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Head cracked through embou... More

 Still life with skull, candlestick, flute, and flowers

Still life with skull, candlestick, flute, and flowers

Dutch (artist nationality) painter and etcher (artist role) Recto: l. r.: (signed) l. r.: A VAN S'TRY ; verso: (in pencil) l. l.: Abraham van Stry / 1756-1815 [sic] / C575/508 [and] Spaetti [sic] / Sept. 1931 ... More

Danse des Iles des Amis en présence de la Reine Tiné (Dance of the Friendly Islands in the presence of Queen Tiné)

Danse des Iles des Amis en présence de la Reine Tiné (Dance of the Fri...

after a drawing by [Nicholas?] Piron, botanical artist, fl. 1791-1797 (artist notes) German (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Piron, [Nicholas?], fl. 1791-1797 (original artist) Recto: l. l.: (all tex... More

Félix Bracquemond - Le  Joueur de Flûte (The Flute Player)

Félix Bracquemond - Le Joueur de Flûte (The Flute Player)

after a painting by Paul Alfred de Curzon, painter, 1820-1895 (artist notes) French (artist nationality) painter and engraver (artist role) Curzon, Paul Alfred de, 1820-1895 (original artist) Recto: u. r.: (in ... More

DCM 0507: Joannes Hyacinthus Rottenburgh Flute in C

DCM 0507: Joannes Hyacinthus Rottenburgh Flute in C

A boxwood performance head joint with an approximated proper embouchure hole was made for the instrument by C. E. Folkers, former Curator of the Dayton C. Miller Collection. See DCM 1495. Scanned separately wit... More

Mary's Chappel / Five at Night - Public domain  engraving

Mary's Chappel / Five at Night - Public domain engraving

after a design by William Hogarth, painter, etcher, and engraver, 1697-1764 (artist notes) British (artist nationality) miniaturist and engraver (artist role) Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 (original artist) Recto... More

DCM 0651: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0651: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

It is possible that the head joint is the latest part of this instrument. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, wood cap with mother-of-pearl or abalone inlay. Silver keys, ferrules, sockets.; 62.1 cm., 6... More

Previous

of 18

Next