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3D Object DCM 1230: Card / Flute in C

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  • DCM 1230: Card / Flute in C


  • Card

Created / Published

  • London, 1863-1876.


  • Physical Objects


  • -  Instrument type: Flute in C
  • -  Medium: Cocus, silver-plated head joint tube, tuner device, keys, and ferrules. Cocus-lined barrel. Silver-plate over brass with cocus embouchure barrel.; 65.4 cm.
  • -  Key Holes System: DCM ledger: "Silver keys, 'Boehm' style, on short posts, 'delicate' pattern. Keys are Card's 'patent' system.... With unique slide moved by RACK and PINION, half way between barrel and embouchure; all in silver." Silver bushings (originally 4). Two finger rings for F#.
  • -  Mark Maximum: PATENT // CARD & Cº / (crown) / 29 ST. JAMES'S ST. // CARD'S MELODION (on head of pinion for slide)
  • -  Mark Additional: Mark on head. Mark on upper, on silver shield: (eagle perched on crown).
  • -  Condition: Head joint, both wood sections, cracked and filled. Fingerhole 6 missing bushing. Foot joint bottom ferrule missing.
  • -  Case: Long flute case, with silver plate engraved: T. DAVISON.
  • -  Provenance: William Moore, Claremont, West Australia, 24 Nov. 1934.


  • 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:

Card. DCM: Card / Flute in C. London, to 1876, 1863. Image.

APA citation style:

Card. (1863) DCM: Card / Flute in C. London, to 1876. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Card. DCM: Card / Flute in C. London, to 1876, 1863. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.