Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Abelardo Albisi, 1872-1938 Albisi sits at piano, half-turned to left and facing viewer, right hand to chin. He holds in left hand an Albisiphon and to left, on a chair, is an open case with four flutes and an Albisiphon standing vertically. photograph | Photograph on postcard. 5 1/2 x 3/2 inches (14.0 x 8.9 cm.) | Signed: Verso: l. c.: (signed, in ink) Abelardo Albisi /...
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    Georges Barrère, 1876-1944 Head and shoulders portrait. Barrère, wearing pince-nez, faces viewer and is dressed in a suit and bow tie. photograph | Photograph on postcard. 5 1/2 x 3 5/16 inches (14.0 x 8.4 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (photographer's logo, imprinted in white) Apeda / N.Y.; l. r.: (in ink) Merry Xmas and / happy New Year / [?] Yours / most sincerely /...
    • Contributor: Apeda, New York
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    Georges Barrère, 1876-1944, and Ardelle Hookins, age 12, at the Hotel Athenaeum, Chautauqua, New York Barrère is seated in a rocking chair before a tree and Ardelle Hookins is seated on the arm of the chair at his left (viewer's right). There is carved woodwork on porch and base of the house behind them. He wears light slacks, dark jacket, white shirt and bow tie. He has a trimmed beard and mustache and wears pince-nez. She wears a light-colored...
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    Theobald Boehm, 1794-1881 Three-quarter length portrait of Boehm who stands holding flute in his left hand (on viewer's right). His left arm rests on a table at the right. The table is covered with a carpet and a piece of sheet music is beneath Boehm's left arm. He wears a tattersall vest and trousers, a dark three-quarter length coat, white shirt, and dark cravat tied in a...
    • Contributor: Hanfstaengl, Munich
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    J. Clayton Boyes, d. 1937 Three-quarter length portrait of Boyes, standing and holding wooden flute diagonally in both hands (lower left to upper right). He is youthful, with dark hair parted in center, and clean-shaven except for mustache, and he has light colored eyes. Though facing forward, his eyes gaze to the left. He wears a wool suit. The jacket has light colored pin stripes and is worn open...
    • Contributor: Spurr & Son, Bridlington, East Riding, Yorkshire

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    Leon Batchelder Batchelder stands, three-quarter length, turned slightly to the right and facing viewer. He wears formal dress, a cut-away coat and white tie. His right hand is behind his back; he holds a flute vertically in his left hand, with the extra joint in his left shirt pocket (on viewers' right). photograph | Photograph. Mount: 7 7/8 x 6 inches (20.0 x 15.2 cm.); photo:...
    • Contributor: Notman's, Boston [&] Cambridge
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    Giulio Briccialdi, 1818-1881 Briccialdi is seated, legs crossed. He wears tweed waistcoat and trousers and dark jacket, a white shirt and cravat tied in a bow. He has a mustache and tuft of beard beneath lower lip. Possibly a photograph of a carte de visite. photograph | Photograph. 3 9/16 x 2 1/2 inches (9.1 x 6.4 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 104; u....
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    Elise Baxter Moennig Head and shoulders portrait of Elise Baxter Moennig. She is turned slightly left, gazes left, and plays flute held to her right (on viewer's left). She has light hair, worn in a braided crown. She wears a large round drop earring and a mohair sweater. photograph | Photograph. Sheet: 10 x 8 1/16 inches (25.4 x 20.5 cm.); photo: 9 3/8 x 7 1/16...
    • Contributor: Florence Summerbell Crawford,, Beverly Hills

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    Miss Cora Cardigan (Mrs. Louis Honig), 1840-? Miss Cardigan sits, three-quarter profile, facing right, elbows resting on table with folded hands raised to chin. She wears a velvet dress trimmed with lace at collar and sleeves. Edge of table deeply carved with animal head at corner. Flute rests on diagonal across table top, at base of her elbows. photograph | Photograph, mounted on red-bordered photographer's card. Card: 6 3/8 x 4...
    • Contributor: Doige & Co., Plymouth, England
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    John Clinton, 1810-1864 Clinton is seated in frock coat, facing left, holding flute across his knees. Table with patterned cloth is at left; patterned carpet in foreground. At right, bookcase with an elaborately carved base (may be a painted studio backdrop). photograph | Photograph, mounted on beige and white floral-bordered photographer's card. Card: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches (16.5 x 10.3 cm.); photo: 5 1/2 x...
    • Contributor: Walsh, Trenton, New Jersey
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    Thomas Cahusac, junior, 1756-after 1813 Miniature oval portrait painting in a wide wooden(?) frame. At top center of frame is a carved metal leaf and acorn with metal ring attached. Cahusac, viewed half-length, is seen in profile, facing left, his hair tied with ribbon at nape of neck. photograph | Photograph of a miniature portrait that appears to date to 1800. Sheet: 7 x 5 9/16 inches (17.7 x...
    • Contributor: William E. Gray, London
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    Richard Carte, 1808-1891 Head and shoulders portrait of Carte who faces right and gazes right. He has white hair, full beard and mustache, and wears a jacket and vest. photograph | Photograph, mounted in beige paper. Mount: 7 x 4 3/4 inches (17.8 x 12.1 cm.); photo: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (8.9 x 6.0 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. c.: (printed) RICHARD CARTE, / FLAUTIST...
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    Amelita Galli-Curci, 1882-1963, and her husband Madame Galli-Curci is seated on a wooden bench with her husband, her arm around his shoulders, a pair of white goats in their laps. Wooden lattice in back of bench; trees in left background. photograph | Photograph. 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches (8.3 x 11.1 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 129; u. c.: (in pencil) Madam Galli Curci / and...
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    Louis Cuervo Head and shoulders portrait of Cuervo in left profile. He wears suit, tie, high white collar, and white handkerchief folded into 3 points in breast pocket. photograph | Photograph on postcard. 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches (13.3 x 8.5 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (embossed seal) MANRIQUE & Co. / CARACAS; Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 134; center: (in ink) Louis Cuervo...
    • Contributor: Manrique & Co., Caracas
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    Leonardo De Lorenzo, 1875-1962 De Lorenzo is seated in a high-backed carved chair. He rests his right elbow on table at left and holds flute across his knees with his left hand. He wears tuxedo, vest, high-collared white shirt, and tie. He wears pince-nez with oval lenses. photograph | Photograph, mounted on photographer's card. Card: 7 7/8 x 6 (20.0 x 15.2 cm.); photo: 5 1/2 x 3...
    • Contributor: Max Butzmann, New York
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    Vincent Joseph van Steenkiste, called Louis Dorus, 1812-1896 Dorus stands three-quarter length, turned slightly to the right, facing viewer. His left thumb is hooked into his waistcoat pocket, a watch fob chain is visible at right side of waistcoat (viewer's left), his right hand holds a top hat. He wears a frock coat, waistcoat, white shirt, and cravat tied in a bow. Upholstered chair at lower left corner. photograph | Carte de...
    • Contributor: Pierre Petit, Paris
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    Louis Drouet, 1792-1873 Drouet sits in high-backed carved chair, facing right. His left hand rests on open book on desk, his right hand rests in his lap. He wears a frock coat with velvet collar, waistcoat, and cravat. photograph | Carte de visite, mounted on heavy paper. Mount, unevenly trimmed: 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 inches (13.0 x 9.2 cm.); carte: 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches...
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    John Finn, b. 1853 or 1856-? John Finn is seated in a cane and wooden chair. He is turned to the right, but faces viewer. He holds a flute in his left hand, resting it vertically on his left knee (on viewer's right). His right hand rests on his right leg. He is balding with a fringe of white hair at the back and has a full white mustache. He...
    • Contributor: N. E. Coe & Son, Norwich, England
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    Capt. H. Macaulay FitzGibbon, 1855-? Half-length portrait of FitzGibbon, seated and turned to right, but gazing at viewer. He has short, straight grey hair, parted on left (on viewer's right), a full mustache, and salt-and-pepper Van Dyck beard, though his beard at the sides is more closely trimmed. He wears a dark suit and vest, white shirt with high collar, and dark tie. photograph | Photograph, sepia-toned, mounted on...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Ltd., Probably Dublin

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    Ragna Norstrand, Louis Fleury, 1878-1926, Harvey Novak, and unidentified flutist in garden, Paris Four flutists, one woman and three men, play together in a garden. They are seated around a tall, narrow wooden table which holds their scores (propped up on book). In background there is a stucco house with light-colored shutters and a large chestnut tree. Ragna Norstrand wears a light-colored dress and hat and pearls. Fleury wears light-colored slacks and a sweater. The other two...
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    Albert Fransella, 1865-1934 Three-quarter length portrait of Fransella. He stands, right hand on hip (on viewer's left), and with left hand on table edge at right. He has short dark hair, brushed back, full mustache and tuft of beard beneath lower lip. He has light eyes and wears pince-nez. He is turned slightly right and gazes to the right. He wears a long, dark satin-lined coat over...
    • Contributor: Herbert Watkins, London
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    Montague S. George Head and shoulders portrait of Montague George. He is balding with full brush mustache, otherwise clean-shaven. He wears a dark suit and vest, white high-collared shirt, and dark tie or cravat, with white handkerchief in suit pocket. photograph | Photograph, round, sepia-toned, mounted on cream colored photographer's card. Mount: 4 x 3 7/8 inches (10.1 x 9.8 cm.); photograph (round): 2 1/8 x 2...
    • Contributor: Austin & Son, London

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    Montague S. George Head and shoulders portrait of Montague George. His torso is turned slightly left, but he faces the viewer directly. He appears older than in photograph no. 213, though generally the same, balding, with mustache, though otherwise clean-shaven. Here, he wears a dark pin-striped suit, white handkerchief in breast pocket. His white shirt is pleated and has a high collar, and he wears a dark...
    • Contributor: J. Russell & Sons, London

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Fred N. Gottlieb and grandson, Frederick Pickering Fred Gottlieb stands at right, his grandson at left, both playing flutes. The grandfather wears a suit, his grandson wears a beret, sailor collar, and sweater. photograph | Photograph. 9 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches (23.5 x 14.2 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. r.: (in ink) Faithfully yours / Fred N. Gottlieb and / grandson Frederick Pickering; Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 222; u....
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    William S. Haynes, 1864-1939, George W. Haynes, 1865-1947, and Verne Q. Powell, 1878-1968 Office interior with William Haynes seated at roll-top desk, Verne Q. Powell behind desk, and George W. Haynes standing in foreground. photograph | Photograph. 4 15/16 x 7 inches (12.5 x 17.8 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. l.: (in pencil) 225; center: (in ink) Wm. S. Haynes / George W. Haynes / Verne Q. Powell Provenance: Probably William S. Haynes, Boston, date unknown. Condition:...