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3D Object DCM 0515: Henry Wylde / Piccolo in C

About this Item


  • DCM 0515: Henry Wylde / Piccolo in C


  • Henry Wylde

Created / Published

  • London, 1838-1852.


  • Physical Objects


  • -  Instrument type: Piccolo in C
  • -  Medium: Cocus, silver lip plate, keys, and ferrules, metal-lined head joint.; 29.3 cm.
  • -  Key Holes System: 6 keys, saltspoon, pin in block.
  • -  Mark Additional: Mark on body. Mark on head: WYLDE / LONDON
  • -  Condition: DCM ledger: "Wood cap, G#, long F, missing." Head joint cap missing, although the cork-setting mechanism is intact. Head joint upper section cracked in 2 places, barrel has 3 cracks, B-flat key block cracked and missing at pin line on one side. G# key and original block missing, the block having been replaced with a metal saddle. Long F key missing and its block has been replaced. The short F key is broken and missing on both sides although the key is intact due to a metal block lining. The E-flat key and block are both missing and a mortice or channel has been crudely cut to receive a new block, not present. The bottom silver ferrule is missing.
  • -  Provenance: George R. Myers, Cincinnati, Ohio, 15 Nov. 1925.


  • nonprojected graphic
  • photonegative


  • 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.


  • DLC Music Division, Library of Congress

Access Condition

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Henry Wylde. DCM: Henry Wylde / Piccolo in C. London, to 1852, 1838. Image.

APA citation style:

Henry Wylde. (1838) DCM: Henry Wylde / Piccolo in C. London, to 1852. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Henry Wylde. DCM: Henry Wylde / Piccolo in C. London, to 1852, 1838. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.