Photo, Print, Drawing Capt. H. Macaulay FitzGibbon, 1855-?

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Title
Capt. H. Macaulay FitzGibbon, 1855-?
Contributor Names
Lafayette, Ltd., probably Dublin (pht)
Subject Headings
-  Photograph
Notes
-  Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (photographer's imprint, in gold script) Lafayette / LTD.; bottom center: (in gold) (crown) / Photographers / to the Queen / l. r.: (in gold) LONDON, DUBLIN, GLASGOW, / MANCHESTER & BELFAST; l. r.: (on mount, in black ink) To Dayton C. Miller Esqr / with best regards from / H. M. FitzGibbon / 19/4/23; Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 170; l. r.: (in pencil) 13418B
-  Provenance: Capt. H. Macaulay FitzGibbon, The Bungalow, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, 19 April 1923.
-  Captain Henry Macaulay FitzGibbon was an Irish attorney and flutist. He served as a captain in the British army in World War I. He wrote several books, among them, "The Story of the Flute" (1914 and 1928), as well as articles on the flute and flute music. Miller acquired FitzGibbon's collection of portraits of flutists in 1923. These were mostly photographs, though a silhouette, an engraving, and a lithograph are also among the portraits. Miller also purchased a notched flute from Sudan from FitzGibbon in 1921 (see DCM 160). (Biographical information per Leonardo De Lorenzo, My Complete Story of the Flute. Revised and expanded edition. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University Press, 1992, pp. 40 and 232. Bibliographic information per Dayton C. Miller, Catalogue of Books and Literary Material relating to The Flute and Other Musical Instruments with Annotations. Cleveland: Privately Printed, 1935, p. 42.)
-  Condition: Photograph is in good condition. Corners of mount are slightly creased and worn.
Form
photograph
Extent
Photograph, sepia-toned, mounted on cardboard. Mount: 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches (26.5 x 18.7 cm.); photo: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches (18.7 x 11.7 cm.)
Repository
Music Division
LC Classification
Box Number: F
Online Format
image
Description
Half-length portrait of FitzGibbon, seated and turned to right, but gazing at viewer. He has short, straight grey hair, parted on left (on viewer's right), a full mustache, and salt-and-pepper Van Dyck beard, though his beard at the sides is more closely trimmed. He wears a dark suit and vest, white shirt with high collar, and dark tie. photograph | Photograph, sepia-toned, mounted on cardboard. Mount: 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches (26.5 x 18.7 cm.); photo: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches (18.7 x 11.7 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (photographer's imprint, in gold script) Lafayette / LTD.; bottom center: (in gold) (crown) / Photographers / to the Queen / l. r.: (in gold) LONDON, DUBLIN, GLASGOW, / MANCHESTER & BELFAST; l. r.: (on mount, in black ink) To Dayton C. Miller Esqr / with best regards from / H. M. FitzGibbon / 19/4/23; Verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 170; l. r.: (in pencil) 13418B Provenance: Capt. H. Macaulay FitzGibbon, The Bungalow, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, 19 April 1923. Captain Henry Macaulay FitzGibbon was an Irish attorney and flutist. He served as a captain in the British army in World War I. He wrote several books, among them, "The Story of the Flute" (1914 and 1928), as well as articles on the flute and flute music. Miller acquired FitzGibbon's collection of portraits of flutists in 1923. These were mostly photographs, though a silhouette, an engraving, and a lithograph are also among the portraits. Miller also purchased a notched flute from Sudan from FitzGibbon in 1921 (see DCM 160). (Biographical information per Leonardo De Lorenzo, My Complete Story of the Flute. Revised and expanded edition. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University Press, 1992, pp. 40 and 232. Bibliographic information per Dayton C. Miller, Catalogue of Books and Literary Material relating to The Flute and Other Musical Instruments with Annotations. Cleveland: Privately Printed, 1935, p. 42.) Condition: Photograph is in good condition. Corners of mount are slightly creased and worn. Photograph (Form).
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