Collection Items

  • 3D Object
    DCM 0001: Edward Hopkins, Jr. / Fife (Fragment) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Army Fife...formerly had a lead mouthpiece fitted on; the blow-pipe has been cut away, leaving the lead ring around body. Also had a silver ferrule with inscription, now lost. This fife was used in a Fife and Drum Corps in the war of 1861 by ? and by...
    • Contributor: Edward Hopkins, Jr.
    • Date: 1860
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    DCM 0025: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Experimental Flute?... Badger's regular work on body and head....No clue whatever, as to the 'System.'" By 'Badger's regular work on body,' Miller refers to the maker's normal foot joint design plus his usual key cup design applied to the middle joint despite its bizarre fingering scheme. This apparently...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1865
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    DCM 0030: Firth Hall & Pond / Piccolo in E-flat (F) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat (F) Medium: Boxwood, brass key, bone(?) cap and ferrules.; 28.15 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, round flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: FIRTH HALL & POND / FRANKLIN SQE / N-YORK / F Mark Additional: Mark on upper section. Lower section marked: FIRTH...
    • Contributor: Firth Hall & Pond
    • Date: 1833
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    DCM 0037: Firth, Son & Co. / Fife in A-flat (B-flat) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Fife in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Cocus, brass end ferrules.; 42.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: FIRTH, SON & C° / NEW_YORK. / B Case: Case. Provenance: Estate of Joseph Fischer, Cleveland, Ohio, 9 Mar. 1913. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Firth, Son & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    DCM 0045: Edward Riley, senior / English Double Flageolet Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Marked adjacent to the windway cut-off key lever are the words "stop key", apparently added by former owner. Also the right thumb key has crudely scratched "B" on the key flap. The stock has an unfinished key mounting block for the other windway cut-off key, never notched or drilled. Instrument...
    • Contributor: Edward Riley, Senior
    • Date: 1811
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    DCM 0051: William Rönnberg / Flute in E-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Originally had Dorus G#." Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, dark stain to appear as curly maple, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 55.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G# (B). Mark Maximum: (4 star motif) / RÖNNBERG / N. YORK / (4 star motif) Mark...
    • Contributor: William Rönnberg
    • Date: 1834
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    DCM 0058: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "...(crutch missing).... Flute had had an open G#; the closed G# was 'restored' by Geo. W. Haynes...Feb. 1917." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, ebonite head, bone (possibly ivory) LH 1st finger rest.; 66.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G# (originally open G#), post and...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1892
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    DCM 0060: Charles G. Christman / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus or rosewood, ivory head with wood cap, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 59.4 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, round flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: C. G. CHRISTMAN / 404 / PEARL ST / NEW-YORK Mark Additional: Mark on head, upper...
    • Contributor: Charles G. Christman
    • Date: 1837
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    DCM 0065: F. Zogbaum & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver key and ferrules.; 60.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, round flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: F. ZOGBAUM & C° / N.YORK Mark Additional: Mark on body and head joints. Condition: Cracks at head and lower body joints. Provenance:...
    • Contributor: F. Zogbaum & Co.
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    DCM 0071: Theodore Berteling / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Interesting key arrangement, low C# fingered with left little finger, and extra LH 3rd finger lever for upper C. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, hardwood cap (originally covered with nickel silver, now missing), ivory (upper) head joint, bright nickel silver cork-setting mechanism, keys, and ferrules.; 69.3 cm. Key...
    • Contributor: Theodore Berteling
    • Date: 1859
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    DCM 0074: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Foot joint lower ferrule and head joint cap with finely knurled decoration. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver lip plate ferrule with decoration, silver cap, keys and ferrules.; 67.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm's 1832 system, conical, Dorus G#, Briccialdi B-flat thumb lever (apparently not original), split ring...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1847
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    DCM 0094: Theodore Berteling / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Berteling's System ...extra key for low E-natural, extra key for high C. E-natural hole bored on slant." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver keys, ferrules (except replacement) and outer lining for both sections of head.; 66.1 cm. Key Holes System: 14 keys, post and rod,...
    • Contributor: Theodore Berteling
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    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
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    DCM 0103: Firth Hall & Pond / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The upper joint with it as received and noted by DCM, is from an anonymous 1-keyed instrument. DCM ledger: "The middle joint is new, and has no keys. Probably the original had at least two keys, making a 4-keyed flute. The spacing of the holes is very peculiar for the...
    • Contributor: Firth Hall & Pond
    • Date: 1833
  • 3D Object
    DCM 0107: Theodore Berteling / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, ivory upper head joint with grenadilla barrel, nickel plate over nickel silver cap, keys, and ferrules.; 70.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, 14 keys and 4 finger rings, the upper pair for C# vent, the lower vent for F# which is an...
    • Contributor: Theodore Berteling
    • Date: 1890
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    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
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    DCM 0113: William A. Pond & Co. / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ivory ferrules.; 66.35 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, modern style key cups, pewter plugs over round plates for low C#, C. Mark Maximum: WM A. POND & Cº / 547 BROADWAY / NEW YORK Mark Additional: Mark on upper body....
    • Contributor: William A. Pond & Co.
    • Date: 1877
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    DCM 0121: Charles G. Christman / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, varnished silver keys, metal-lined head.; 66.3 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to C, saltspoon, pin in block. Mark Maximum: C. G. CHRISTMAN / 398 · PEARL · ST / NEW-YORK Mark Additional: Mark on head...
    • Contributor: Charles G. Christman
    • Date: 1855
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    DCM 0123: William Hall & Son / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys, ferrules and lip plate ferrule.; 65.4 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, modern style key cups, pewter plugs over round metal plates for C#, C. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: WILLIAM HALL & SON / N-YORK // GERMAN SILVER Mark...
    • Contributor: William Hall & Son
    • Date: 1847
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    DCM 0180: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Tube engraved where fingers touch, and around bottom ends. This flute was [originally] bought in 1875, second-hand.... Badger made the extra joint about 1881." Ebonite head extra thinned. Elaborate engraving at head joint surrounding oval gold plaque, lower ferrule, and on the body where the right thumb and...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1881
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    DCM 0278: John J. Rickers (See Notes.) / Flute in E-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Rickers listed in Langwill as ?Dealer. Instrument likely by English maker. Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, bone cap and ferrules, brass keys.; 51.85 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: 3 / I. I. RICKERS / 187 BROADWAY / NEW-YORK / (flower)...
    • Contributor: John J. Rickers (See Notes.)
    • Date: 1824
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    DCM 0303: Firth, Son & Co. / Flute in B-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 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. Mark on body joints: FIRTH, SON & C° / N-YORK Condition: Lower...
    • Contributor: Firth, Son & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    DCM 0363: Alfred G. Badger / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Two small holes for thumb with single key, altered to Briccialdi. Rounded end at bottom of flute probably cut off." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood, silver lip plate ferrule, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 66.6 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm's 1832 system, conical, Dorus G#,...
    • Contributor: Alfred G. Badger
    • Date: 1857
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    DCM 0377: Edward Riley, senior / Flute in C Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | An inexpensive grade flute, marked E. Riley, who was known as a musical instruments dealer. All 4 joints of this instrument have at least one knot. In addition to actual damage and repairs (see Condition) this flute has been curiously altered. The head joint above the embouchure o.d. (outer dimension)...
    • Contributor: Edward Riley, Senior
    • Date: 1819
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    DCM 0383: Theodore Berteling / Piccolo in D-flat Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Piccolo in D-flat Medium: Cocus, ivory head (upper section), ebonite barrel, nickel silver end cap cover and name plate, keys and ferrules, wood cork-setting mechanism.; 29.8 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum: BERTELING / NEW YORK Mark Additional: Mark on...
    • Contributor: Theodore Berteling