Collection Items

  • 3D Object
    DCM 0004: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets.; 67.9 cm., 76.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, Rockstro's model, open G#, post and rod. G-natural trill for RH 1st finger added by DCM. Mark Maximum: [crown] / RUDALL /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1896
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    DCM 0005: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Flute made to order for DCM. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 70.35 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, Rockstro F#, with Rockstro additions by DCM, open G#, post and rod. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº/ 23 Berners Street, / Oxford Street, / London. / Rockstro's Model. //...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1898
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    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
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    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
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    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 0149: Rudall Carte & Co. / 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 head joint and sockets.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, cylindrical bore. All toneholes with key work, principal rank with offset touch pieces as on saxophone keys. A mixture of post and rod and pin in...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1879
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    DCM 0165: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver. Silver embouchure barrel, with floral engraving.; 64.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, Rockstro Model, open G#, foot to C with roller. Right hand first finger B-flat. Mark Maximum: Rudall, Carte & Cº / London / 20 Charing Cross. / London. /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1872
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0234: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Head joint metal lined, terminating in short tuning pipe. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate over brass keys and ferrules, metal-lined head joint and sockets.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: Radcliff model, cylindrical, old system. Closed G#, roller for C. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUDALL / CARTE...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1878
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    DCM 0277: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate keys and ferrules, metal-lined head and sockets.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, cylindrical. Standard 8-keyed model to low C, plus all principal rank toneholes covered with keys, the RH of which have offset finger plates similar to saxophone design,...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1879
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0320: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The embouchure plate just beneath the embouchure hole has an oval-shaped recessed area terminating at the bottom in an oval. According to a letter from Finn to DCM, 22 Feb. 1923, this flute "was made by one of the best of R. C. & Co's workmen the late - Collins....
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1883
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0340: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, ribs, ferrules, and metal-lined head.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 cylindrical bore flute with thinned wall head joint, metal-lined, incorporating integral raised embouchure plate. Foot to C, open G#, roller for low C. Lined sockets. See DCM 14,...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1914
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0432: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 63.8 cm. Key Holes System: DCM ledger: "Boehm system, Rockstro model, Rockstro F#, high E-F#, C/D shake, C-flat lever (perhaps added by other maker)." Open G#, perforated, large holes. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº / 20 Charing Cross / London. / Boehm's...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1877
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0531: Rudall Carte & Co. / Alto Flute in B-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger, quoting letter from Montague George of Rudall Carte, 21 Jan. 1927: "This flute was imported for Mr. L. B. Shaw of Broc[k]ton, Mass in July 1915. Made in 1915 by workman named Whitman [at Rudall Carte]." DCM also notes in his ledger: "The flute is ib R. C....
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1915
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0581: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, silver-plate over brass keys and ferrules, metal-lined head. Embouchure hole lined with ebonite bushing.; 65.7 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 patent, cylindrical, open G#, roller C#. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUDALL / CARTE & Cº LTD / 23 BERNERS STREET / OXFORD...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1900
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0596: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in E-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules. Metal-lined head joint (full length) and sockets.; 50.8 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUDALL / CARTE & Cº / 23 BERNERS STREET / OXFORD STREET / LONDON /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1892
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0638: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Exchanged joints with No. 149." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, metal-lined head.; 65.2 cm. Key Holes System: Cylindrical bore, 8 keys plus keywork for 6 principal rank fingerholes. The upper fingerholes (1st finger LH) consist of 2 fingerholes with the upper key plate...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1882
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0678: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Head joint thin wall with integral embouchure plate, lined with gold tube terminating in head joint tenon/tuning pipe. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, thinned, silver inlay at wood cap, keys. Head joint lined with gold tube.; 67.6 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#. DCM ledger: "Has...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1921
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0768: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver-plated keys, metal sockets and upper body tenon.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Rockstro's model, cylindrical, open G#, Rockstro F#. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUDALL / CARTE & Co / 23 BERNERS STREET / OXFORD STREET / LONDON / 1521 / ROCKSTRO'S /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1886
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0833: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C, Left-Handed Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C, Left-Handed Medium: Cocus, silver-plated keys and ferrules. Head joint fully lined with a metal pipe which terminates as a tuning slide within the socket.; 65.85 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#. DCM ledger: "There is an added D# key, stands open, closed automatically...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1892
  • 3D Object
    DCM 1037: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in G (High Pitch) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Thinned head with ebonite embouchure plate. DCM ledger: "The G Flute is one of the instruments made to order of Sir Arthur Sullivan [for the first performance of "Ivanhoe"...in 1891], but the body and foot being cracked was afterwards replaced with new wood, and somehow or other another number was...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
  • 3D Object
    DCM 1089: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 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, posts and key cups. However, all finger spatulas are crudely made and seem to have been silver soldered in...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1926
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    DCM 1145: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in E-flat (High Pitch) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in E-flat (High Pitch) Medium: Unidentified dark wood, probably that labelled "Best seasoned wood" in Rudall Carte mid-1920s catalog ("List of Instruments and Accessories for Flute Bands"), silver keys.; 50.2 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, round flaps, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum: RUDALL /...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
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    DCM 1258: Rudall Carte & Co. / Bass Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Bass Flute in C Medium: Silver-plated, silver embouchure plate.; 99.4 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#. Mark Maximum: Rudall Carte & Cº. Ltd. / 23. Berners Street. / London, W.1. (cursive) / 7565 Mark Additional: Mark engraved on lower end. Provenance: Rudall, Carte & Co., London,...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1933
  • 3D Object
    DCM 1469: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute Head Joint Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute Head Joint Medium: Cocus, silver disk in cap and ferrules.; 23 cm. Mark Maximum: (crown) / RUDALL / CARTE & CO / LONDON Condition: 2 cracks at socket. Provenance: Source not known. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1911
  • 3D Object
    DCM 1632: Rudall Carte & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, cocus cap with silver disk inlay, silver keys and ferrules.; 69 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, to low B, modern keys on ribs. Mark Maximum: RUDALL / CARTE & CO / 23 BERNERS STREET / OXFORD STREET / LONDON / 1199 Mark...
    • Contributor: Rudall Carte & Co.
    • Date: 1884