3D Object  |  Photos, Prints, Drawings DCM 0905: Anonymous / Flute in C

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Subjects Flute in C
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DCM 0905: Anonymous / Flute in C
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-  The cork-setting mechanism shaft and the tuning slide barrel each have 3 scribed lines indicating there may have been several corps de rechange, although the present one has no number.
-  Instrument type: Flute in C
-  Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and cork-setting mechanism, keys, and ferrules.; 61.2 cm.
-  Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps, pin in block.
-  Mark Maximum: No mark.
-  Condition: Head joint upper section cracked full length. The brass tuning slide was removed by DCM, although still present. He may have done so to initiate a crack repair, never completed. His notes also indicate that he revarnished the exterior and replicated the B-flat key, one of 2 keys missing. When he received the instrument, the other was the E-flat key, missing due to the block having broken off on both sides. DCM ledger: "Two keys missing; present short F and G#. Made new B-flat key. D# key gone, lugs broken." Barrel removed by DCM, barrel turned down to remove marks, revarnished.
-  Provenance: W. Louis Chapman, Providence, Rhode Island, 12 Dec. 1929.
nonprojected graphic
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
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Four full-size drawings of flutes DCM 0507, DCM 0615, DCM 0916, and DCM 1125 by Jean-François Beaudin, Québec, Canada. 2003. Please make written requests for permission for other uses to:

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The image of the Faun playing an aulos by Rea Irvin, Miller no. 57/G, comes from the cover of The New Yorker magazine, 14 March 1925. It is reproduced here without The New Yorker masthead as required by Condé Nast Publications, New York. Permission to reproduce the Faun only as a thumbnail-size image, and without the masthead, is Courtesy of the Irvin Estate. No reproduction without permission. For reproduction permission, please contact:

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