Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection in Haddam Apartment Interior with desk in center of carpeted room. Flutes are displayed in glass cabinets against the back wall; books in glass cabinets at the right. Velvet upholstered armchair right foreground; cane seated rocking chair at left. photograph | Photograph. 7 1/4 x 8 5/8 inches (18.4 x 22.0 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 013; u. c.: (in pencil) Collection in Haddam...

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    Dayton C. Miller with flute Three-quarter length portrait of Miller standing before a piano (at right) and holding a wooden flute diagonally in both hands. A lamp with glass shade is in left background; painting on wall in right background. photograph | Photograph. 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches (16.5 x 12.4 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 025 Provenance: Bequest of Dayton C. Miller, Cleveland, Ohio,...

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    Dayton C. Miller playing an Albisiphon Miller is seated and holds the Albisiphon vertically. Piano is at right; glass shaded lamp is in left foreground. photograph | Photograph. 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 inches (11.4 x 8.5 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: (over entire verso, in ink) Hurrah for the Flute! / A real bass flute. / The "Albisiphone" / made in Milan, Italy / Lowest note: (drawing of low F...

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    Vienna Pomeroy Miller and Harlan Stone Miller Dayton C. Miller's mother, Vienna Pomeroy Miller (1843-1919), is seated in a chair against an enormous tree. The child in her lap holds a long-handled toy wagon which rests on the ground at left. The child is Dayton C. Miller's nephew, Harlan Stone Miller (1917-1931), the son of his younger brother, Harlan Dewey Miller (1880-1926) and his wife, Nell Rogers Stone Miller (1882-?). photograph...

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    Dayton C. Miller Family Family group in garden, five men, three women, and baby in wicker pram at right. photograph | Photograph. 4 3/8 x 6 3/16 inches (11.1 x 15.7 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: top center: (in ink) Top row - left to right: / Alanson P. Miller, Sarah Frances Miller, / Dewey H. Miller, Harlan D. Miller, / Dudley A. Smith, C. W. D. Miller /...

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    Dayton C. Miller Family Family group posed before climbing roses against house. Man and two women stand at back, Miller's parents and two nieces are in front. photograph | Photograph, sepia-toned. 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (9.8 x 14.9 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: top to center: (in black ink) Top row - left to right / Dudley A. Smith / Harriet M. Smith / Sarah Frances Miller...

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    Dayton C. Miller Family, Oakland, California Family group in garden, some seated on bench, others standing behind or seated on ground before bench. photograph | Photograph. 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches (9.2 x 13.3 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: bottom center: (in black ink) Aug - 1915; Verso: top center: (in black ink) Oakland, Ca. / Left to right: / Top Row: A. P. Miller, Frances M. Miller, Harlan /...

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    Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Charles Webster Dewey Miller and Vienna Pomeroy Miller, Oakland, California Large family group in interior. Patterned carpet in foreground with bear (or other fur) rug in left foreground. photograph | Photograph (modern print). Sheet: 8 5/8 x 11 inches (22.0 x 28.0 cm.); photo: 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (19.0 x 26.7 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: l. l.: (in pencil) 047. A separate typescript list identifies sitters and the occasion: Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary,...

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    Dayton C. Miller Head and shoulders portrtait of Dayton C. Miller. He is turned slightly left, but faces viewer. He wears a suit, white shirt with high collar, and a tie. photograph | Photograph, sepia-toned, on heavy beige paper. Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 inches (28.2 x 20.3 cm.); photo: 8 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches (22.6 x 17.2 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: center: (in pencil) Xmas...

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    Flutes in the Dayton C. Miller Collection, Cleveland, Ohio Flute collection is displayed in glass cases against a wall in Dayton C. Miller's home in Cleveland, Ohio, 1928. photograph | Photograph. Sheet: 6 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (16.8 x 24.4 cm.); photo: 5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches (14.3 x 22.2 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (on photo, in black) Flutes / Dayton C. Miller Collection / Cleveland, Ohio, 1928; Verso:...

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    Dayton C. Miller as a young boy, about ten years old Photographed at about ten years old, Dayton C. Miller is shown seated in a chair. photograph | Photographic reproduction. 2 15/16 x 2 1/4 inches (7.5 x 5.7 cm.) | Inscription: Caption: "At ten, young Dayton could use his head and hands to make just about everything that his young imagination desired." Provenance: Among the papers in the Dayton C. Miller Collection given to...

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    Edith Easton Miller, 1872-1942 Head and shoulders portrait of Edith Easton Miller. She married Dayton C. Miller in 1893. photograph | Photographic reproduction. 2 15/16 x 2 1/4 inches (7.5 x 5.7 cm.) | Inscription: Caption: "Edith Easton Miller, who believes in one career for two - shortly after making her home in Cleveland." Provenance: Among the papers in the Dayton C. Miller Collection given to the Library...

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    Professor Dayton C. Miller, Case School of Applied Sciences Head and shoulders portrait of Dayton C. Miller. photograph | Photographic reproduction. 3 x 2 1/4 inches (7.6 x 5.7 cm.) | Inscription: Caption: "Professor Miller at the time Dr. Staley was the President of Case School." Provenance: Among the papers in the Dayton C. Miller Collection given to the Library of Congress, 29 May 1941. Reproduced in an article by J. J. Nassau,...

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    Dayton C. Miller with bicycle, about seventeen years old Dayton C. Miller, in cycling attire, stands before his bicycle. photograph | Photographic reproduction. 4 3/8 x 5 inches (11.1 x 12.2 cm.) | Inscription: Caption: "The boy of seventeen as the proud owner of the 'best and latest model.' His interest in bicycling went as far as lecturing on the mechanics of this art." Provenance: Among the papers in the Dayton C. Miller...

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    X-Ray of Dayton C. Miller Full-length X-ray image of Dayton C. Miller. photograph | Photographic reproduction. 3 15/16 x 2 1/4 inches (10.0 x 5.7 cm.) | Inscription: Caption: "Three months after the discovery of X-rays Professor Miller 'posed' and Mrs. Miller operated the apparatus. The composite photograph is one of the first and finest ever made." Provenance: Among the papers in the Dayton C. Miller Collection given to...
    • Contributor: Edith Easton Miller

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    Charles Nicholson, 1795-1837 Head and shoulders portrait of Nicholson, facing right. He has short hair and wears a coat with a fur-trimmed collar, white shirt, and cravat. It appears to be a photograph of a finely stippled engraving. photograph | Photograph, of an engraving or etching, mounted on gilt-edged card. Card: 6 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches (16.2 x 10.8 cm.); image (in circle): 3 7/8 x...
    • Contributor: Austin & Son, London
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    Ragna Norstrand Full length portrait of Ragna Norstrand on stage or studio setting before a curtain or tapestry backdrop. She is turned slightly right with eyes facing toward the viewer and she plays a flute. She has a bobbed hairstyle and wears a light colored dress trimmed with fringe at shoulders, waist and hem. Her shoes, tied around her ankles with ribbons, and her hose are...
    • Contributor: Ahlers Paetz, of H. Paetz, Copenhagen
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    Henry Nicholson The is a sepia-toned photograph mounted on a black photographer's card. It is a head and shoulders oval portrait of Nicholson. He faces left, has heavy-lidded eyes, a full mustache and beard which is darker beneath his chin. His hair is waved over his left ear and he wears a velvet-collared jacket, buttoned vest, white shirt and patterned bow tie. photograph | Carte de...
    • Contributor: Robinson & Sons, Dublin
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    Robert Sidney Pratten, 1824-1868 Full length portrait of Pratten who holds dark wood flute diagonally in both hands, his right arm resting on book atop a square column at left. There is also a classical bust and another carving on top of the column at left. Pratten has a full dark beard and mustache and thinning hair. He wears a long, open dark coat over a dark vest...
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    William Powell Three-quarter length portrait of Powell who is turned right but faces viewer. He holds a flute diagonally in both hands. He has a full brush mustache and thinning hair, and wears a tweed jacket and vest, white shirt with wing collar, striped tie and dark trousers. photograph | Photograph on postcard. 5 1/4 x 3 5/16 inches (13.3 x 8.4 cm.) | Inscription: Verso:...
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    Sidney and William Powell Sidney Powell is at left, William Powell is at right. Both are seated at a table and each holds a flute vertically, resting it on their legs. In center of table there is a plant in a painted ceramic pot with a flute lying on the table before it. The walls and floors are of brick and a heavy wooden door at the back...
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    Harry H. Peach, ca. 1875-1936 Peach, seen from behind, is seated in landscape, his back resting against a pile of stones. He faces left, feet stretched before him, and he plays a recorder(?). He wears a jacket, shorts, knee socks and heavy walking shoes. photograph | Photograph. 5 1/2 x 3 7/16 inches (14.0 x 8.7 cm.) | Inscription: Verso: u. r. (in pencil) 390; top: (in pencil) from...
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    Chabrier de Peloubet, 1806-1885 Head and shoulders portrait of de Peloubet. He is turned slightly left, but faces viewer. He has short grey disheveled hair and strong features. He wears a dark coat and vest, white shirt with wing collar, and bow tie. photograph | Photograph, a gelatin silver print. Sheet: 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches (22.2 x 16.5 cm.); oval photo: 5 1/4 x 4 1/8...
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    Richard Shepherd Rockstro, 1826-1906 Head and shoulders portrait of Rockstro in three-quarter profile, facing and gazing right. He wears a dark suit and vest, white shirt, patterned tie or cravat, and a straw open-work boater hat. photograph | Photograph, mounted on grey photographer's card. Card: 6 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches (16.8 x 11.1 cm.); photo: 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches (13.2 x 9.5 cm.) | Provenance:...
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    Richard Shepherd Rockstro, 1826-1906, and Robert Sidney Pratten, 1824-1868 Rockstro stands center left holding piccolo in both hands. He wears a long dark coat, white shirt and bow tie. He has short dark hair and dark beard beneath his chin. There is a square, carved column at the far left. Pratten sits at right in a carved chair with fringed seat. He holds flute vertically in his left hand (on viewer's right) and...
    • Contributor: R. W. Thrupp, Birmingham, England