Collection Items

  • Article
    Bibliographic Records - Dayton C. Miller Collection Here is a brief explanation of some of the fields in a bibliographic record which relate to a print in the Miller collection. The Artist refers to the actual engraver, etcher, or lithographer who created the print. Similarly, Artist dates, Artist role (engraver, etcher, illustrator, caricaturist, goldsmith, lithographer, etc.), and Artist nationality all refer to the artist who actually created the print. The Title...
    • Date: 1600
  • Article
    Dayton C. Miller Subject Categories - Dayton C. Miller Collection It may be of interest to researchers to review Subject categories assigned to the prints by Dr. Miller himself. When Dr. Miller catalogued his collection, he assigned some general subject categories to the prints with an alphabetic key, A-Z, as follows, though there are no categories for D, I, and J. Each print is identified by a catalogue number, followed by a letter, for...
    • Date: 1600
  • Article
    Sources on Artists and Collectors - Dayton C. Miller Collection Quite often, at least two artists are associated with a print - the engraver, etcher, or lithographer, and the original artist after which the print was copied. The standard is to give the engraver's name first, and then to say "after" the original artist: For example, Bernard Baron, after Watteau; or, Nicolas Dorigny, after Raphael. Short biographies are given for each artist associated with...
    • Date: 1600
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0006: Rudall Carte & Co. / Alto Flute in G Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs. Alto. Instrument type: Alto Flute in G Medium: Silver.; 85.95 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, with Rockstro F#, open G#, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº. / 23. Berners Street, / Oxford Street, /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0007: Anonymous / Transverse Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Transverse Flute Medium: Cane.; 33.8 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Philippine Village, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York, 12 Sept. 1901. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0008: Dayton C. Miller / Flute in E-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute finished 14 Nov. 1901. Cost of material and special tools, $44. Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Silver.; 59.85 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, with Rockstro F# (sounding A), open G# (B), post and rod, with modern style key cups, on ribs. Mark Maximum: Made by /...
    • Contributor: Dayton C. Miller
    • Date: 1901
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0010: [Major elements of this instrument were constructed by Dayton C. Miller] / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | This instrument is Miller's design for his personal studio use, tuned to a=435, according to DCM, although it comfortably plays at A=440 or higher. Miller constructed major portions of the keywork, and assembled the entire instrument. DCM ledger: "Began design Jan. 1902, finished June 23, 1905. Repadded by RC&C and...
    • Contributor: [Major Elements of This Instrument Were Constructed by Dayton C. Miller]
    • Date: 1902
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0018: Anonymous / End-Blown Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: End-Blown Flute Medium: Bamboo.; 24.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Two cracks running full length through fingerhole rank. Provenance: F. H. Herrick, Olympia, Greece, 12 May 1904. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous
    • Date: 1904
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0021: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute Head Joint Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute Head Joint Medium: 18 karat gold; 21.45 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Case: Case (23.7 cm.), lined with green satin, covered with brown morocco. Provenance: William R. Gibbs, Boston, 11 Jan. 1908. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0054: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Lower end ferrule missing (Head cracked when received). Ring replaced." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver ferrules on metal-lined head; body and foot joints with nickel silver key work.; 65 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, post and rod direct mount, roller for C. Mark Maximum:...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1911
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0067: Rampone / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, stained and varnished dark, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 32.1 cm. Key Holes System: 7 keys (7th key for high D trill), round, post and rod. Mark Maximum: (tuning-fork with leaves) / RAMPONE / MILANO / BREVATTATO / ER (monogram). Mark on foot:...
    • Contributor: Rampone
    • Date: 1912
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0070: Giuseppe Barlassina / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 66.2 cm., 68.3 cm. Key Holes System: 18 keys (6 of which are the normal principal rank, post and rod on ribs) simple system fingering, all toneholes covered by padded key cups. Mark Maximum: BARLASSINA / GIUSEPPE / (design) / MILANO / Brevettato...
    • Contributor: Giuseppe Barlassina
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0076: Frank Aman / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Special 'Aman' Model...Boehm system made with the idea of a good flute for cheap, quantity production.... This flute made especially for this collection. Was the first one for which he received 'real money.'" Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver-plated over brass, wood crutch.; 67.45 cm Key Holes...
    • Contributor: Frank Aman
    • Date: 1917
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0090: Martin frères / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ivory ferrules and inlay at cap.; 32.2 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, post and rod, modern style key cups, on recessed flanges. Mark Maximum: (bee) / MARTIN / À PARIS/ (monogram) Mark Additional: Mark on head and body. Mark on...
    • Contributor: Martin Frères
    • Date: 1927
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0096: George Cloos / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets.; 68.1 cm. Key Holes System: Simple system, 16 keys (10 keys plus the 6 holes of the principal rank covered with keys, including one ring for upper C# vent), post and rod, modern style key cups,...
    • Contributor: George Cloos
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0108: George Winfield Haynes / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, inlaid silver lip plate, metal tenon and socket, silver ferrules.; 68 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, foot to C. Novel Briccialdi B-flat mechanism design. Closed G#. Mark Maximum: GEORGE W. HAYNES. / NEW YORK. Mark Additional: Mark on body and head joints....
    • Contributor: George Winfield Haynes
    • Date: 1912
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0115: William Sherman Haynes / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Mr. Powell said it was probably made by Mr. Wm. S. Haynes." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, silver keys and ferrules.; 66.8 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical. closed hole. Closed G#, B-flat and C trills, C# trill key right hand first finger, foot to...
    • Contributor: William Sherman Haynes
    • Date: 1902
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0116: Emil Rittershausen / Piccolo in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver cap, keys, and ferrule.; 31.65 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, cylindrical, with 12 keys: 6 covering the principal rank fingerholes, modern style key cups, post and rod; 7 mounted on ribs, 5 each with a single flange. Mark Maximum: E....
    • Contributor: Emil Rittershausen
    • Date: 1921
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0126: Nicholas Alberti / Piccolo in C and D-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in C and D-flat Medium: Silver.; 30.5 cm., 29.35 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system with Alberti patented tonehole system to permit half-step pitch change. See "Preface." Holes shifted to either end of oblong- (racetrack) shaped holes when the head joint is lengthened or shortened for either...
    • Contributor: Nicholas Alberti
    • Date: 1914
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0159: William Sherman Haynes / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Made for the DCM flute collection, upon request for a flute representative of the "Haynes Quality." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 67.4 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#, drawn toneholes, foot to C, rollers for C#, C. Mark Maximum: THE HAYNES FLUTES / -MFD- BY- /...
    • Contributor: William Sherman Haynes
    • Date: 1921
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0176: Jean Mignolet / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, ferrules.; 61.8 cm. Key Holes System: Cylindrical, Old System Improved, Mignolet Model. 12 keys, (6 keys plus the 6 principal rank toneholes covered with key plates similar to Siccama model), foot to D. Large toneholes, Boehm principles. Mark Maximum: J....
    • Contributor: Jean Mignolet
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0192: Johann Stowasser; Rampone / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | With elliptical plate which covered mark on body. Two covers for joints. Body joint lower tenon is elongated (3.4 cm.) and perforated to accomodate D# key tonehole. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Nickel silver.; 70.8 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, Rampone model, including 3 extra automatic vent holes...
    • Contributor: Johann Stowasser - Rampone
    • Date: 1770
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0193: Djalma Julliot / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Long foot tenon for higher position of D# hole. Left hand first finger 3rd phalynx crutch soldered to body (likely added in preference to the original crutch in its normal location). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver plated.; 68.5 cm. Key Holes System: Early version of the Borne-Julliot System,...
    • Contributor: Djalma Julliot
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0200: Rampone / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | On barrel, small eliptical gold plaque inlaid with initial: F.S. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, enamelled head joint cap and bottom ferrule in turquoise and white, silver keys and ferrules, silver fingerhole bushings for fingerholes 3-6.; 77.75 cm. Key Holes System: 17 keys, modern style key cups with...
    • Contributor: Rampone
    • Date: 1912