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London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile (80 km) estuary leading to the North Sea. London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans. The City of London, London's ancient core and financial centre − an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9 km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile − retains boundaries that closely follow its medieval limits. The adjacent City of Westminster is an Inner London borough and has for centuries been the location of much of the national government. Thirty one additional boroughs north and south of the river also comprise modern London. London is governed by the mayor of London and the London Assembly.

London is one of the world's most important global cities. It exerts a considerable impact upon the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. It is one of the largest financial centres. In 2019, London had the highest number of ultra high-net-worth individuals in Europe. London's universities form the largest concentration of higher education institutes in Europe, and London is home to highly ranked institutions such as Imperial College London in natural and applied sciences, and the London School of Economics in social sciences. In 2012, London became the first city to have hosted three modern Summer Olympic Games.

London has a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken in the region. Its estimated mid-2018 municipal population (corresponding to Greater London) was 8,908,081, the third-most populous of any city in Europe and accounts for 13.4% of the UK population. London's urban area is the third most populous in Europe, after Moscow and Paris, with 9,787,426 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The London commuter belt is the second-most populous in Europe, after the Moscow Metropolitan Area, with 14,040,163 inhabitants in 2016.

London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church; and the historic settlement in Greenwich where the Royal Observatory, Greenwich defines the Prime Meridian (0° longitude) and Greenwich Mean Time. Other landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and The Shard. London has numerous museums, galleries, libraries and sporting events. These include the British Museum, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, British Library and West End theatres. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.

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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 ...

Poster showing map of British Isles behind text. Poster no. 23. Wt. 8936. 50M. 1632/12/14. Title from item.

The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth". Illus. in: The byrth of mankind / Thomas Raynalde. [London... More

[Page showing two numbered diagrams from the Art of shooting in great ordanunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page showing two numbered diagrams from the Art of shooting in great ...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: The art of shooting in great ordanunce / William Bourne. London : Thomas Woodcocke, 1587. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Diagram from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Diagram from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Wil...

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[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Will...

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[Page 26 from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 26 from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Wil...

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[Title page from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Title page from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by ...

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Title page showing enormous serpent, "The Boas", with man in its mouth, in Edward Tobsell, The historie of serpents, London, William Jaggard, 1608

Title page showing enormous serpent, "The Boas", with man in its mouth...

Illus. in: Edward Tobsell, The historie of serpents, London, William Jaggard, 1608, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Reptiles; BI WO... More

Title page, with no illus., in William Wood, Nevv Englands prospect, London, by T. Cotes for J. Bellamie, 1634

Title page, with no illus., in William Wood, Nevv Englands prospect, L...

Illus. in: William Wood, Nevv Englands prospect, London, by T. Cotes for J. Bellamie, 1634. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indian tribes Mass.... More

[Illus. title page of The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde, London, 1636 - shows composite of scenes including figures of Ceres and Pomona, full-length portraits of Theophrastus (d. 287? B.C.) and Pedanius Discordies; also bust portrait (of the author?)]

[Illus. title page of The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gat...

Illus. in: The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde, London, 1636, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434J. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... More

[Title page of The Holy Bible (printed at London by Robert Barker, 1637) bordered by symbols of the 12 Tribes of Israel, oval portraits of the 12 Apostles, and of the 4 Evangelists & their symbolic attributes]

[Title page of The Holy Bible (printed at London by Robert Barker, 163...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4444. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. I.; Bible; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Pet...

Illus. in: John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Wars Pequ... More

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the Commonwealth. By the Court, in the years 1641. 1642 ... Printed first in New-England, and reprinted in London for Ben Allen in Popes-head Allen. 1643.

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the C...

Positive Photostat.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 2.

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of birds, flowers, and insects]

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of bir...

Chapter frontispiece in: Theatrum chemicum britannicum / Elias Ashmole. London : Printed by F. Grismund for N. Brooke, 1652. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... More

[Microscopic view of blue fly and fly wing at right]

[Microscopic view of blue fly and fly wing at right]

Illus. in: Micrographia / Robert Hooke. London: J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 86.

[Cellular structure of cork plant and cells of a honeycomb, with cork plant branch below]

[Cellular structure of cork plant and cells of a honeycomb, with cork ...

Illus. in: Micrographia / Robert Hooke. London : J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 58.

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... More

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination. Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 79. Published in: The tradition of scienc... More

The London Gazette: Published by authority. From Thursday February 5th to Monday February 9th 1684 … Printed by Thomas Newcomb in the Savoy 1684. And Reprinted at Boston in New-England by Samuel Green, 1685.

The London Gazette: Published by authority. From Thursday February 5th...

Positive Photostat.; Announces the death of King Charles II. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection;... More

Axiomata sive leges motus

Axiomata sive leges motus

Newton's three laws of motion and diagram of parallelogram, in chapter entitled Axiomata sive leges Motus. Illus. and text in: Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica / Isaac Newton. Londini : Jussu Societ... More

To the King and Queen's most excellent majesties. The humble address and petition of the Governour, council, and convention of representatives of the people of your majesties collony of the Massachusets, in New-England [Regarding general restora

To the King and Queen's most excellent majesties. The humble address a...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 18.

[Title page of John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (London, 1690)]

[Title page of John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (London, 1690)]

Ref. copy may be in Biog. File. Illus. in: John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (London, 1690). This record contains unverified data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: RBD; ... More

Animalium tabula generalis

Animalium tabula generalis

Animal classification chart by John Ray. Chart in: Synopsis methodica animalium quadrupedum et serpentini generis / John Ray. Londini : Impensis S. Smith & B. Walford Societas Regiae Typographorum, 1693, p. 53.... More

A prospect of Bridge Town in Barbados 1695 by Samuel Copen / I. Kip fecit London.

A prospect of Bridge Town in Barbados 1695 by Samuel Copen / I. Kip fe...

Waterfront view of Bridgetown, Barbados. Transfer; Map Division.

London, Septemb. 27, Yesterday morning arrived three Holland mails, which bring the following advices ... London, Printed by J. Dawks, Re-printed at Boston in N. E. by B. Green & J. Allen, 1697.

London, Septemb. 27, Yesterday morning arrived three Holland mails, wh...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 30.

DCM 0515: Henry Wylde Piccolo in C

DCM 0515: Henry Wylde Piccolo in C

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 Maximum: WYLDE / FROM / RUDALL & ROS... More

DCM 0444: Henry Starck Flute in C

DCM 0444: Henry Starck Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), bright nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 65.2 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, Nicholson holes, shallow saltspoon, post and rod direct mount. Mar... More

DCM 1677: Henry Potter Piccolo in E-flat

DCM 1677: Henry Potter Piccolo in E-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys (bushed) and ferrules.; 25.6 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: 5 keys, modern style key cups, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (unicorn head) / HY. P... More

DCM 1160: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1160: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver-plated brass.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, conical bore, simple system. Like standard metal clarinets, the toneholes have raised chimneys. The six fingerholes ... More

DCM 0021: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute Head Joint

DCM 0021: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute Head Joint

Instrument type: Flute Head Joint Medium: 18 karat gold; 21.45 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Case: Case (23.7 cm.), lined with green satin, covered with brown morocco. Provenance: William R. Gibbs, Boston, 11 Jan. 1908.

DCM 0043: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0043: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, metal/wood/metal embouchure barrel.; 65.2 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1851 patent, post and rod. Mark Maximum: COUNCIL & PRIZE MEDALS. / Rudall, Rose, Carte & Co. ... More

DCM 1239: Wigley & McGregor Bass Flute in C

DCM 1239: Wigley & McGregor Bass Flute in C

Mark on foot: 2 / (Royal arms) / WIGLEY & McGREGOR / PATENTEES / 151 STRAND / LONDON Instrument type: Bass Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, brass keys and U-bend pipe.; 89.1 cm. Key Holes Sy... More

DCM 1219: Hermann Wrede Flute in C

DCM 1219: Hermann Wrede Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained brown, ivory cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 60.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (unicorn head) / H · WREDE / 15 / ST... More

DCM 1185: D'Almaine & Co. Flute in E-flat

DCM 1185: D'Almaine & Co. Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 49.6 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: (crown between garlands) / D'ALMAINE & Cº / LATE... More

DCM 1214: Thomas Stanesby Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute)

DCM 1214: Thomas Stanesby Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute)

Instrument type: Recorder in High D (Sixth Flute) Medium: Ivory.; 30.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: T / STANESBY / (sunburst) Mark Additional: Mark on all sections. Foot also with: 6. Conditi... More

DCM 1410: Rudall & Rose Flute in A (A-flat?)

DCM 1410: Rudall & Rose Flute in A (A-flat?)

Although possibly a flute in A (flute d'amore?), this instrument may have been intended to be a so-called B-flat flute (actually in A-flat, high pitch) for flute band usage. Instrument type: Flute in A (A-flat?... More

DCM 0194: A. Collard & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0194: A. Collard & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules.; 66.3 cm. Key Holes System: Carte's 1867 patent (see DCM 14) with Collard's modifications, British patent no. 4661, 1885. Cylindrical. Thi... More

DCM 0404: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

DCM 0404: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys.; 60.25 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: T. Prowse, / Hanway Street, / London. (cursive) Mark Additional: Mark on he... More

DCM 0957: Henry Distin Flute in E-Flat (High Pitch)

DCM 0957: Henry Distin Flute in E-Flat (High Pitch)

DCM ledger: "Foot keys cross action like Boehm's early type (short F key is new)." The key action moves perpendicular to that of the finger lever. Very petite profile and key work. Instrument type: Flute in E-F... More

DCM 0112: Joseph Wallis Flute in C

DCM 0112: Joseph Wallis Flute in C

Vertically blown, having a small head joint, with an integral embouchure plate turned 90 degrees (perpendicular) to the body tube, and incorporating a tuning slide (3.74 cm.). Similar to the Giorgi flute, the p... More

DCM 1135: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

DCM 1135: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

Right hand joint has a slight flattened section cut along the fingerhole area. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus(?), silver lip plate, keys, silver ferrules over ivory, mother-of-pearl bushing at embouc... More

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys and ferrules.; 59.45 cm. (without cap) Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: WHITAKER & Co / LONDON / 1820 Mark Additional:... More

DCM 0350: Astor Flute in C

DCM 0350: Astor Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, silver key.; 59.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap. Mark Maximum: GxASTOR & C° Mark Additional: Mark on all sections. Cap with ... More

DCM 0398: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

DCM 0398: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

Primitive workmanship for G# conversion. Body evidently shortened. Tuning slide in head joint besides usual pin and socket. DCM ledger: "Keys of early (Boehm type), with cups screwed to shanks. Fingers with adj... More

DCM 0513: Garrett Flute in C

DCM 0513: Garrett Flute in C

Keys elegantly hallmarked and stamped: WK. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood, silver cap, keys, ferrules, head joint slide lining.; 66.6 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, saltspoon, pewter plugs over sq... More

DCM 1131: Hawes Flute in C

DCM 1131: Hawes Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 66.8 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, saltspoon, pin in block. Mark Maximum: HAWES / LONDON Mark Additional: Mark on head, b... More

DCM 0642: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0642: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM: "Stud has been cut off; and opening in cap has been closed with disk of g.s. [German silver]." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver cap, keys, ferrules. Metal-lined sockets and tenon.; 66 cm.... More

DCM 0347: Louis Drouet Flute in C

DCM 0347: Louis Drouet Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, silver keys, ivory ferrules, brass-lined head.; 67.1 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to low C, saltspoon, pin in block. Foot joint includes typical Drouet C#, C ke... More

DCM 1568: John Cramer Clarinet in B-flat or A

DCM 1568: John Cramer Clarinet in B-flat or A

Instrument type: Clarinet in B-flat or A Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 49.7 cm. (as is). Key Holes System: 8 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: CRAMER / LONDON / (unicorn head) Mar... More

DCM 0991: John Parker English Flageolet

DCM 0991: John Parker English Flageolet

Holes lettered. Instrument type: English Flageolet Medium: Boxwood, ivory beak and fingerstuds, brass key.; 34.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Upper front hole bushed with ivory for half-hole vent. Mark Max... More

DCM 1101: Christopher Gerock Flute in C

DCM 1101: Christopher Gerock Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory (bone?) cap (original?) and ferrules, silver keys.; 60.65 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (unicorn head) / C · GE... More

DCM 0394: Monzani Flute in C

DCM 0394: Monzani Flute in C

Silver ferrules are hallmarked. DCM ledger: "See No. 249. This flute seems a better 'match' with Nos. 250 & 251 to make the set of three. No. 249 much earlier." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ivory ... More

DCM 1198: Monzani Flute in C

DCM 1198: Monzani Flute in C

Keys stamped with crown, except 1 replacement key. Hallmarks on silver ferrules. Seventh key is extra B-flat lever (first finger RH). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ivory cork-setting mechanism, sil... More

DCM 1132: Marius Henry Colonieu Flute in C

DCM 1132: Marius Henry Colonieu Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 67.1 cm. Key Holes System: Cylindrical Boehm system for the left hand, old system for the right hand including bot... More

DCM 1143: Henry Potter Flute in E-flat

DCM 1143: Henry Potter Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap and ferrules, brass keys.; 50.3 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, round flat flaps. Pin in block. Large Nicholson-like fingerholes 4, 5, and embouchure h... More

DCM 0463: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

DCM 0463: Thomas Prowse Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained dark brown, ivory end cap and ferrules, silver keys.; 59.75 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flat flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: T. Prowse. / Hanway... More

DCM 0275: Hermann Wrede Clarinet in C

DCM 0275: Hermann Wrede Clarinet in C

Barrel from another instrument, see Langwill regarding barrel. Upper section, 3 original cross pins. Lower, 1 original cross pin. Instrument type: Clarinet in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 52... More

DCM 0385: John Hale Flute in C

DCM 0385: John Hale Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap, ferrules, and cork-setting mechanism, silver keys.; 66.5 cm., 67.35 cm., 68.1 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, foot to C (with decoration on t... More

DCM 1126: John Parker Flute in C

DCM 1126: John Parker Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, lightly stained, ivory cap and ferrules, silver key.; 60.1 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap. Mark Maximum: PARKER / LONDON Mark Additional: Mark on hea... More

DCM 0596: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in E-flat

DCM 0596: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Ebonite, silver keys and ferrules. Metal-lined head joint (full length) and sockets.; 50.8 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum... More

DCM 0820: William Bainbridge Flute Flageolet

DCM 0820: William Bainbridge Flute Flageolet

Lower, foot, marked: BAINBRIDGE. Instrument type: Flute Flageolet Medium: Boxwood, ivory end cap, mouthpiece, labium, and ferrules. Silver keys.; 61.5 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, square (chamfered). Pin in b... More

DCM 0277: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0277: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver plate keys and ferrules, metal-lined head and sockets.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, cylindrical. Standard 8-keyed model to low C, plus all principal... More

DCM 0127: Peter Bressan Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

DCM 0127: Peter Bressan Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

With both original and replacement block. Instrument type: Treble (Alto) Recorder in F Medium: Boxwood, stained brown, ivory beak and ferrules.; 50.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: P u I / BRES... More

DCM 1233: Schuchart Flute in C

DCM 1233: Schuchart Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver key.; 60.3 cm., 61 cm., 64.1 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: SCHUCHART Mark Additional: Mark on head, upper and lower bod... More

DCM 1275: Paine & Hopkins Flute in C

DCM 1275: Paine & Hopkins Flute in C

Lip plate apparently not original, applied with silver tacks. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver cap, lip plate, keys, and ferrules (over ivory).; 69.3 cm. Key Holes System: 9 keys, to low B. Sa... More

DCM 0833: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C, Left-Handed

DCM 0833: Rudall Carte & Co. Flute in C, Left-Handed

Instrument type: Flute in C, Left-Handed Medium: Cocus, silver-plated keys and ferrules. Head joint fully lined with a metal pipe which terminates as a tuning slide within the socket.; 65.85 cm. Key Holes Syst... More

DCM 1421: Alfred Binyon Piccolo in E-flat

DCM 1421: Alfred Binyon Piccolo in E-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass key.; 29 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, saltspoon, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (angel) / A. BINYON / 40, TAVISTOCK STREET / COVENT GARDEN / LONDON Mark A... More

DCM 0511: Metzler Flute in C

DCM 0511: Metzler Flute in C

English flutes with interchangeable upper head joints marked 4, 5, 6, meaning of 6 different lengths available, but perhaps rarely ordered. See "Preface" regarding joint numbering (e.g., 3, 4, 5, 6) for possibl... More

DCM 0424: William Henry Potter Flute in C

DCM 0424: William Henry Potter Flute in C

"Woodward" mark on barrel from another stamp. This instrument probably had 3 corps de rechange. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys, metal-li... More

DCM 1294: J. Tietjen Flute in C

DCM 1294: J. Tietjen Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Stained boxwood, brass key.; 60.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap. Mark Maximum: (flower design) / J. TIETJEN / LONDON (in scroll) Mark Additional: Mark on hea... More

DCM 1403: Wood & Ivy Flute in E-flat

DCM 1403: Wood & Ivy Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass key.; 49.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: Wood & Ivy (cursive) / LATE / Geo. Wood (cursive) / LONDON / 3 Mark Addi... More

DCM 0856: Thomas Prowse Flute in A-flat

DCM 0856: Thomas Prowse Flute in A-flat

Instrument type: Flute in A-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, wide fife-like brass ferrules.; 39.25 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys (originally), round flap, pin in block. G# is a nickel silver replacement, and t... More

DCM 0033: Cahusac Oboe in C

DCM 0033: Cahusac Oboe in C

Instrument type: Oboe in C Medium: Boxwood, stained brown, brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 58.45 cm. Key Holes System: 2 keys (C with double touch), round flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: CAHUSAC / 196 / STRAND ... More

DCM 0955: Astor & Horwood Flute in C

DCM 0955: Astor & Horwood Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony(?), ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism, and ferrules, silver keys. Head fully metal-lined.; 66.7 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to C, pewter plugs over metal-lined ... More

DCM 1085: E. Cuddy Flute in C

DCM 1085: E. Cuddy Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys.; 65.95 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, saltspoon, with pewter plugs over square metal plates for C#, C. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: E. CUDDY / LONDO... More

DCM 1508: William Bainbridge English Double Flageolet

DCM 1508: William Bainbridge English Double Flageolet

This instrument is slightly unusual in that the 2 tubes share a common wide ivory ferrule at the bottom, and, the fipple stock is on 2 sides, pre-cross pinned similar to English flutes and clarinets by the peri... More

DCM 1314: Metzler Flute in E-flat

DCM 1314: Metzler Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, brass key.; 50.6 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: METZLER / LONDON / 3 Mark Additional: Mark on head, upper, lower, foot. ... More

DCM 1178: William Wheatstone Flute in C

DCM 1178: William Wheatstone Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism, and ferrules, silver keys.; 66.8 cm. Key Holes System: Originally 5-keyed, octagonal scalloped flap. Mark Maximum: DCM ledger: "WHE... More

DCM 0257: Anonymous Flute in C

DCM 0257: Anonymous Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), nickel silver lip plate, keys, bushings at toneholes, metal-lined head.; 65.9 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, Nicholson holes, post and rod, modern style key cups... More

DCM 0621: Christopher Gerock English Flageolet in C

DCM 0621: Christopher Gerock English Flageolet in C

Instrument type: English Flageolet in C Medium: Cocus, ivory mouth beak, ferrules, finger studs and upper sponge chamber section, silver key.; 42.6 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes plus 1 key (D#), octagonal fl... More

DCM 0696: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

DCM 0696: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

Cap stamped: RUDALL & ROSE / PATENTEES (royal coat of arms, including crown, lion, and unicorn). Patented tuning slide which is advanced or retracted simultaneously with head joint tuning cork by rotating cap. ... More

DCM 0599: Key Flute in C (Fragment)

DCM 0599: Key Flute in C (Fragment)

Instrument type: Flute in C (Fragment) Medium: Boxwood, silver keys, ivory ferrules.; 46.6 cm. (as is) Key Holes System: Originally 8-keyed flute. Later, RH B-flat lever added (now missing) incorporating separ... More

DCM 0236: William Card Flute in C

DCM 0236: William Card Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 63.1 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, conical bore, of the type known as Card's system. According to an indication in th... More

DCM 1598: Anonymous Band Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 1598: Anonymous Band Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

Instrument type: Band Flute in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Cocus(?), nickel silver key and ferrules.; 42 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, post and rod, direct mount. Mark Maximum: (crown) / London (cursive) / IMPROVED... More

DCM 0685: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0685: Clinton & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebonite, silver keys, metal-lined head.; 65.4 cm. Key Holes System: Conical bore, old system flute of John Clinton's patented model Equisonant System (see DCM 109 and 379). ... More