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Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world. Title from item.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

Miniature, leaf (4) recto - showing God, angels and graveyard above corpse on pall, in Horae (Paris use). Written ca. 1425

Miniature, leaf (4) recto - showing God, angels and graveyard above co...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4443-H. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.  Hours [from old catalog]  [Paris, Denis Mellier? ca. 1490]  [80] leaves. cuts: illus., borders. 27 cm. (4to)

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum. Hours [from old catalog...

Begins (without title) with the cut Astrological man, on the reverse of which is the almanac for 20 years (1488-1508). Type 94G (same font as in BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 152). Goff H-369 Rosenwald 408 LC copy ru... More

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.Hours [from old catalog]Paris, Philippe Pigouchet, 19 Apr. 1494.

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Vi...

Signatures: +⁸ a-i⁸ l[et]⁸ l⁴. Goff H-376 Reichling 1764 (variations) IGI 4835 Rosenwald 425 LC copy imperfect: leaves [82-83] wanting. Initials and capitals supplied in red or blue; several illus. partly hand-... More

The Nativity, a metal cut from Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae, a Book of Hours executed by Philippe Pigouchet, dated at Paris, Aug. 22, 1498

The Nativity, a metal cut from Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae, a Book of...

Illus. in: Book of Hours by Philippe Pigouchet. See LC Christmas card #13R71. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Armes & amours

Armes & amours

Illustration showing Hector and his Greek warriors on one side; Paris of Troy playing his harp on the other side. Illus. in: Giles Corrozet, Hecatongraphie (Paris, 1548). Reference copy may be in SSF - War Cart... More

The  Finding of Paris

The Finding of Paris

after a painted copy by David Teniers, the younger, painter and engraver, 1610-1690, of a lost painting by Giorgione, ca. 1477/78-1510 (artist notes) Dutch (artist nationality) engraver (artist role) Giorgione,... More

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Conference

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Con...

Item in scrapbook: Histoire de l'art Française au XVII. S. par Henri Lemonnier. The architecture of Paris XVII. C. in contemporary prints by Aveline, Perelle, Mariette, Israel, et al., p. 2. J.D. Batchelder Collection.

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone. Illus. and text in: Historie des plantes / Jean Robin. Paris : G. Mace, 1620, PP. 12-13. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washin... More

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict par la conduitte de Monsieur le Vau / I. Marot, fecit.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict...

Entrance of the mansion of the Louvre, in or near Paris, by the river, built under the direction of Monsieur le Vau. Illus. in: Le Grand Marot / Marot. Paris: 167-?, plate 186. Reference copy available in LOT 4620.

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, with finish, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets and metal upper tenon on center joint.; 68.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, Tulou model. 12 keys, m... More

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Each key has an AMETHYST or GARNETT [sic] as big as the key, mounted on the upper surfaces (only other specimen like this is in the Paris Conservatory Museum)....outer surface is cut in diamond-sha... More

DCM 1180: Thibouville père & fils Flute in C

DCM 1180: Thibouville père & fils Flute in C

Note taped to head: "This flute became mine...the year 1834...It was an old flute then." Note signed Geo. B. Lincoln. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, silver key, ivory ferrules.; 54.95 cm. Key Hol... More

DCM 0800: Jean Jacques Rippert Bass Recorder

DCM 0800: Jean Jacques Rippert Bass Recorder

Bottom of lowest (foot) joint perforated with 12 vent holes. Originally with strut. Instrument type: Bass Recorder Medium: Wood, stained, possibly maple, brass crook, wood mouthpiece, ivory ferrules.; 112.9 cm... More

DCM 0677: Auguste Buffet, jeune Piccolo in C

DCM 0677: Auguste Buffet, jeune Piccolo in C

According to DCM ledger, this instrument was gilded at some point or at least appeared to be gilded when received by DCM. Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Brass, cocus and metal cork-setting mechanism and ... More

DCM 1104: Bellissent Flute in C

DCM 1104: Bellissent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ferrules, guide saddles for C, long F keys. Metal-lined sockets.; 61.2 cm., 62.4 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round flaps. Post and rod on crescent-shap... More

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Unlike Laurent's system of a cemented glass disk for the head joint cork, this instrument has, as received by DCM, a threaded cork tuning device with silver cap possibly from a period English instrument. The or... More

DCM 1428: Prosper Colas Flute in C

DCM 1428: Prosper Colas Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Nickel silver.; 59.6 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, to low D, modern post and rod keywork attached to ribs. The six principal rank toneholes are also drilled through thick ri... More

DCM 1055: Charles Bizey Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

DCM 1055: Charles Bizey Treble (Alto) Recorder in F

Instrument type: Treble (Alto) Recorder in F Medium: Boxwood, stained reddish brown.; 52.45 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: (fleur-de-lis) / BIZEY / ... Mark Additional: Mark on head, body, and ... More

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, including cap and cork-setting mechanism. Silver keys, ferrules, socket liners, upper body joint upper tenon.; 60.8 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, post and rod, m... More

DCM 0986: Nicolas Winnen (Viennen) Flute in C

DCM 0986: Nicolas Winnen (Viennen) Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony(?), ivory ferrules and disk center inlay on cap.; 61.4cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (sun) / VINNEN / A PARIS / 3 Mark Addi... More

DCM 1316: L'Instrument de Musique pour Tous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 1316: L'Instrument de Musique pour Tous Vertical Whistle Flute

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Metal, with plastic fipple section.; 31.85 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: BTE S.G.D.G. / IMT (monogram) / PARIS Provenance: Pierre Schneider, Par... More

DCM 0505: Martin frères Flute in C

DCM 0505: Martin frères Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood, silver keys and ferrules.; 67.2 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm 1832 system, conical. 2 key cups are each equipped with opposing adjustment screws. Dorus G#. Roller C#... More

DCM 0605: Triebert Flute in C

DCM 0605: Triebert Flute in C

Head joint rosewood cap a replacement, possibly DCM, who reported it missing when acquired. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Rosewood(?), silver keys and ferrules. Head joint partly metal-lined, including tu... More

DCM 0717: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0717: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Safety lock at head joint. DCM ledger: "Seems to be identical with Victoria and Albert specimen, dated 1815." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted inside, fluted exterior, mother-of-pearl ca... More

DCM 1589: Hérouard Fife

DCM 1589: Hérouard Fife

Brass end ferrules not tapered. Instrument type: Fife Medium: Boxwood, brass end ferrules.; 33.05 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: HEROUARD / PERE / ET FILS (in oval cartouche) Condition: Warped.... More

DCM 1437: Henry Pourcelle, tradename for Bruno, importer in New York Clarinet in E-flat

DCM 1437: Henry Pourcelle, tradename for Bruno, importer in New York C...

Instrument type: Clarinet in E-flat Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver.; 41.6 cm. Key Holes System: Simple system, right hand finger rings, sometimes called Albert System. See "Meyer-Albert Systematic Misnomers... More

DCM 1029: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 1029: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open-hole, closed G#. C foot with roller. Mark Maximum: CLAIR / GODFROY.AINÉ / Breveté (cursive) / Paris / 940 Mark Additio... More

DCM 1649: Maker not identified Recorder or French Flageolet (Part only)

DCM 1649: Maker not identified Recorder or French Flageolet (Part only...

Instrument type: Recorder or French Flageolet (Part only) Medium: Boxwood.; 9.4 cm. (as is) Mark Maximum: (sunburst) / A PARIS Condition: Socket cracked in 3 places. Provenance: Source not known.

DCM 0606: Noë frères Flute in C

DCM 0606: Noë frères Flute in C

The three body joint tenons have nickel silver strengthening ferrules both at the end and at the shoulder. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ivory ferrules and cork-setting mechanism. Cap ... More

DCM 0670: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0670: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted inside with fluted exterior, mother-of-pearl cap, silver keys, ferrules.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, round flat flaps on flanges bolted to body ... More

DCM 0870: Du Mont Alto Flute in G

DCM 0870: Du Mont Alto Flute in G

The unusually plain ferrules and head joint cap may all be replacements, those on the foot joint and middle joint being of bone, with those on the head possibly of bone. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs.... More

DCM 1176: Joseph Baumann French Flageolet

DCM 1176: Joseph Baumann French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony(?), ivory ferrules and mouthpiece exterior.; 29.05 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: (5-pointed star) / BAUMANN. / A PARIS. / (5-pointed star) Mark ... More

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

With 3 pewter rings, in case. Locks on both joints. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, silver keys, ferrules, sockets. Faceted rock crystal "rose-cut" cap (same as DCM 378).; 60.85 cm., 62.55 cm.... More

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... More

DCM 1385: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 1385: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, and silver ferrules with nickel silver posts. Head joint partially metal-lined.; 65.4 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#, with 4 ring keys, fo... More

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

DCM 1063: J. D. Breton Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Green glass, fluted, mother-of-pearl cap, silver keys, ferrules.; 66.4 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, modern style key cups, post and rod on oval flanges bolted to instrumen... More

DCM 0985: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in E-flat

DCM 0985: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in E-flat

Head joint cap and key may not be original. Cap likely not original, it has a center tapered hole which may have contained a decorative stud or more likely it was for lathe-center use. See Condition. Instrument... More

DCM 0908: Lambert Walking Stick Flute in C

DCM 0908: Lambert Walking Stick Flute in C

Head joint cord holes are widely bushed with animal horn. While listed in Langwill under Lambert of Paris, the mark matches that of Lambert, ?Belgium, ?early 18c. Instrument type: Walking Stick Flute in C Mediu... More

DCM 0313: Thibouville-Cabart Flute in C

DCM 0313: Thibouville-Cabart Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, nickel silver keys, ferrules and ribs, metal-lined sockets and head joint (partial tenon).; 67.7 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, conical, Briccialdi thumb ke... More

DCM 1005: Charles Ullmann Ocarina

DCM 1005: Charles Ullmann Ocarina

Instrument type: Ocarina Medium: Ceramic, covered outside with cream-colored fitted celluloid, plus carmel-colored celluloid tips at ends.; 16.6 cm. Key Holes System: 2/8 holes. Mark Maximum: ULLMANN-PARIS / S... More

DCM 1212: Florentin Barbier Flute in C

DCM 1212: Florentin Barbier Flute in C

Crutch. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Nickel silver.; 69 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#, foot to B operated by left hand. Mark Maximum: F. BARBIER BTÉ S.G.D.G. // Médlle d'Argt / Exption 1... More

DCM 0450: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0450: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Safety hook flanges on all three joints, but the hook for the foot joint appears never to have been installed. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, blue glass cap, silver keys and ferrules.; 61.15 ... More

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All sockets have Laurent's safety hook which engages a flange on each corresponding tenon. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass frosted, silver keys. DCM ledger: "Labradorite" cap.; 67.4 cm. Key Hol... More

DCM 0335: Hippolyte Collin Triple Flageolet

DCM 0335: Hippolyte Collin Triple Flageolet

The center pipe is a standard 6-hole French flageolet, the right pipe is a drone with no lateral holes, and the left pipe is also a kind of drone having one fingerhole which may have been operated by a key, now... More

DCM 0894: Buffet-Crampon Flute in F

DCM 0894: Buffet-Crampon Flute in F

Low pitch. Instrument type: Flute in F Medium: Silver.; 51.7 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#. Mark Maximum: (lyre) / BUFFET / Crampon & Cie. (cursive) / A PARIS (in oval cartouche) / BC (monogram... More

DCM 0409: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0409: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Dorus G# has a unique 'equilizing lever' to limit rise of ring and key. Foot keys to B of unique design, all holes in one row." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, gold-plated silver keys, f... More

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 65.35 cm. Key Holes System: Essentially the conical Boehm 1832 system, Dorus G#, post and rod, direct mount, roller for C. Mark Maximum: (p... More

DCM 0667: Thomas Lot III Piccolo in D (C)

DCM 0667: Thomas Lot III Piccolo in D (C)

Instrument type: Piccolo in D (C) Medium: Boxwood, brass keys, animal horn ferrules.; 33.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square (slightly trapezoid), pin in block. Mark Maximum: (sun with face) / LOT / A PARIS.... More

DCM 1065: Collinet Flute in C

DCM 1065: Collinet Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony(?), silver key, ivory ferrules, ivory decorative disk inlay on dome-shaped head joint cap.; 62.1 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: ... More

DCM 1004: Charles Mathieu Ocarina

DCM 1004: Charles Mathieu Ocarina

Instrument type: Ocarina Medium: Nickel plate over pewter or pot metal.; 17.1 cm. Key Holes System: 2/8 holes. Toneholes marked with numbers plus pitch names in both English and solfege. Mark Maximum: CH. MATH... More

DCM 0617: Triébert Flute in C

DCM 0617: Triébert Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, silver keys, ivory ferrules and cork-setting mechanism.; 61.2 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys (no short F), mounted in silver saddles, round flat flaps. Mark Maximum: (b... More

DCM 0772: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0772: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, fluted decoration exterior, frosted inside, blue glass cap, silver keys, flanges, and ferrules.; 62.3 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, round flat flaps including o... More

DCM 0602: Bellissent Flute in C

DCM 0602: Bellissent Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, with standard French cap (screw dome shape) of boxwood and ivory. Brass keys, ivory ferrules.; 61.3 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, round flaps, post and rod, mounted... More

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, gold embouchure plate.; 67.65 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system. Post and rod, roller for C. Possibly originally open G#, according to DCM ledger. Originally closed... More

DCM 0604: Jean Daniel Holtzapffel Flute in C

DCM 0604: Jean Daniel Holtzapffel Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, silver keys, ferrules.; 67.75 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, round flaps, pin in block, except low C#, C. Foot keys have conical leather plugs screwed on keys, in tubu... More

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All three sockets have safety hooks. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted, fluted exterior. Silver keys and flanges.; 67.4 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to C, round curved flaps with a... More

DCM 1121: Triebert Flute in C

DCM 1121: Triebert Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 61.35 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, saltspoon, on crescent-shaped flanges. Diamond-shaped guide saddles for C and long F. Mark Maximum: (ba... More

DCM 0387: Ad. Charly Octave Flute in C

DCM 0387: Ad. Charly Octave Flute in C

The two pieces appear to be cemented together beneath the center ferrule. DCM ledger: "I saw this piccolo at Paris Expo. 1900. Mr. Charly told Baxter it had been exhibited at Expo. of 1889 (Was he mistaken?). M... More

DCM 0588: Jerome Thibouville-Lamy Flute in C

DCM 0588: Jerome Thibouville-Lamy Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver-plate over brass keys and ferrules. Middle joint upper tenon, metal, both sockets metal-lined.; 67 cm. Key Holes System: 11 keys, post and rod, modern style ke... More

DCM 1201: Couesnon Flute in C

DCM 1201: Couesnon Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver-plated.; 67.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open holed, closed G#, foot to C. Mark Maximum: COUESNON & CIE / PARIS / (design) / 2572 Mark Additional: Mark on he... More

DCM 0984: Thomas Lot III Flute in E-flat

DCM 0984: Thomas Lot III Flute in E-flat

Instrument type: Flute in E-flat Medium: Boxwood, ivory cap, ferrules, silver key.; 52.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flat flap, spring attached to instrument. Mark Maximum: T*LOT / (lion rampant) Mark ... More

DCM 0651: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0651: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

It is possible that the head joint is the latest part of this instrument. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, wood cap with mother-of-pearl or abalone inlay. Silver keys, ferrules, sockets.; 62.1 cm., 6... More

DCM 0341: Lefevre Piccolo in C

DCM 0341: Lefevre Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, wood cork-setting mechanism, nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head joint socket (partial) and tenon on body.; 32.55 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, post a... More

DCM 0093: Martin frères Flute in C

DCM 0093: Martin frères Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus or rosewood, nickel silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets.; 61.4 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, flat round, post and rod direct mount. Mark Maximum: (bee) / MAR... More

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tardieu sculp. ; a Paris avec privillege du roy.

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tard...

Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.

DCM 0618: Hérouard Flute in C

DCM 0618: Hérouard Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, wood cap with ivory inlay, silver key, bone ferrules. See Condition.; 61.4 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap. Mark Maximum: (sunburst) / HEROUARD / FRERES / ... More

DCM 0110: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0110: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, silver plated keys, rods, ferrules. Nickel silver lined sockets and nickel silver upper body tenon.; 66.1 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, cylindrical, open h... More

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony, ivory ferrules and beak.; 19.8 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: NAUST / A · PARIS // NAUST Condition: Crack in ivory mouthpiece exterior. Provenan... More

DCM 0055: Louis Lot Piccolo in C

DCM 0055: Louis Lot Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, silver-plated keys and ferrules.; 32 cm. (both) Key Holes System: Boehm system, closed G#, 4 ring keys, post and rod with modern style key cups on ribs. Mark Maximu... More

DCM 0607: Anonymous (See Mark and Notes.) Flute in C

DCM 0607: Anonymous (See Mark and Notes.) Flute in C

Possibly counterfeit, or possibly Tibouvile. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cork-setting mechanism shaft and decorative inlaid disk in cap, silver keys, nickel silver ferrules.; 61.25 cm. Key... More

DCM 0098: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0098: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Ebonite head has no name, but appears to be of same size and shape as original L.L." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, ebonite head, silver keys and ferrules.; 61.5 cm. Key Holes System: ... More

DCM 0804: Martin Lot Flute in C

DCM 0804: Martin Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass key, animal horn ferrule at head joint socket.; 61.7 cm. Key Holes System: 1 key, square flap. Mark Maximum: (dolphin) M. LOT (dolphin) Mark Additional: Mark ... More

DCM 0452: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0452: Louis Lot Flute in C

According to DCM, originally open-holed; holes covered (DCM ledger states covered by Geo. Haynes), and then covers removed later ("restored", by Wm. S. Haynes, 10 May 1926). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: ... More

DCM 1058: Thibouville-Grandin French Flageolet

DCM 1058: Thibouville-Grandin French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Grenadilla(?), nickel silver keys, bone (possibly ivory) ferrules and mouthpiece.; 39.1 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes (upper thumbhole bushed with silver shield inla... More

DCM 1400: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1400: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Cap and Cork unusual. Head lined with thin silver tube 1/2 inch long where cork rests; real cork on ivory screw and tip; ivory screw cap has flat sheet of pearl on outside, and silver edge." Appear... More

DCM 0506: Buffet-Crampon Flute in C

DCM 0506: Buffet-Crampon Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained and enamelled dark, brass keys and ferrules.; 59.65 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm 1832 system, conical, foot to D. Dorus G#. Mark Maximum: (lyre) / BUFFET / C... More

DCM 1315: H. Meunier & Cie Fife in C or D-flat

DCM 1315: H. Meunier & Cie Fife in C or D-flat

Although this instrument has a key which would imply its being a flute, so-called, it is probably best to term it a fife based on the catalog information cited above. See "Fife vs. Band Flute." An 1890 catalog ... More

DCM 0090: Martin frères Piccolo in C

DCM 0090: Martin frères Piccolo in C

Instrument type: Piccolo in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, ivory ferrules and inlay at cap.; 32.2 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, post and rod, modern style key cups, on recessed flanges. Mark Maximum: (bee) / MA... More

Huitieme plan de Paris divisé en ses vingts quartiers /

Huitieme plan de Paris divisé en ses vingts quartiers /

"Pour servir au Traité de la police ... page 17." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris  /

La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a l...

Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through... More

[Paris and Oenone]

[Paris and Oenone]

Inscribed in ink on the tree: "ENONE." Van Dijsel (or Van Duyselen) Collection. Title, date, subject, and physical description devised by Diane de Grazia, 2014. Acquisition source unknown. Jacob de Wit's art wa... More

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at London and Paris. /

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at Londo...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with tents symbolising areas inhabited by nomads, and notes. London meridian. "Drawn & Engrav'd by I. Senex." Available als... More

Paris, ses fauxbourgs et ses environs : où se trouve le détail des villages, châteaux, gands chemins pavez, et autres, des hauteurs, bois, vignes, terres, et prez, levez géometriquement /

Paris, ses fauxbourgs et ses environs : où se trouve le détail des vil...

Includes decorative frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy on untrimmed sheets, with plate marks visible. Stamped on verso of all sheets: 6386.

Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vol. 1, (Paris, 1749)

Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vo...

Illus. in: Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vol. 1, (Paris, 1749). Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

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