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Charles Henry Miller Collection

Collection Number
SC 366

OCLC Number

Charles Henry Miller, 1842-1922

Gift of Henry Levian, circa 1983.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
1 preliminary leaf (plate) plus 43 leaves of plates: illustrations; 49 cm.
Date: c. 1889
Extent: 44 items
Abstract: "New York and Long Island Landscapes" by Charles Henry Miller. Primarily etched by August Barry. Research suggests the prints were published in New York, c. 1889. Comprising 44 oversized sheets, the Charles Henry Miller Collection consists of print etchings of Miller's regional landscapes and bucolic nature scenes. 

Arrangement and Processing Note
Processed by Kristen J. Nyitray in August 2002. Updated August 2014, May 2019, July 2020; April 2022.


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.

[Item], Charles Henry Miller Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note      
The Charles Henry Miller Collection consists of 44 print etchings of the artist's "New York and Long Island Landscapes." Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922) was known for his paintings of regional landscapes and bucolic nature scenes. Most of the etchings in this collection were done by August Barry. Research suggests the prints were published in New York, c. 1889. Subjects represented in the collection include: agriculture; architecture; business and industry; community and events; daily life; environment and nature; people; recreation and sports; transportation; and work and labor. 

Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922) resided in Queens and East Marion, New York. A recipient of many prestigious art awards and prizes, his works were exhibited around the world in the late 19th century. Poet Bayard Taylor referred to Miller as “the artistic discoverer of the little continent of Long Island.”

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Miller, Charles Henry, 1842-1922.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- In art.
Painting, American.
New York (State) -- Long Island.
Barry, August.


[1] New York and Long Island Landscapes by Chas. H. Miller. Etched by A. Barry. [title page]
[2] Mill at Valley Stream L.I.
[3] At Valley Stream
[4] The Blacksmith-Shop from the original sketch in the possession of Col. T.B Thorpe.
[5] A Barnyard
[6] Landscape and Cattle
[7] A Long Island Mill Pond
[8] A South Side Lane, L.I.
[9] A Long Island Homestead
[10] Moonlight on Long Island
[11] The Harvest Moon
[12] Boating on the Pond
[13] The Alley Mill, Little Neck Bay, L.I.
[14] Evening
[15] A Long Island Landscape
[16] Old Mill at Roslyn, L.I. 
[17] Old Mill Near Queens, L.I.
[18] Sheep Washing on Long Island
[19] Under the Water-Willows
[20] Near Creedmoor, L.I.
[21] Old Mill at Springfield, L.I.
[22] Fresh Pond, L.I.
[23] Chas. H. Miller 1882 Fire Island, N.Y.
[24] untitled, 1880
[25] The Alley Mill Pond, 1886
[26] An Autumn Landscape
[27] The Border of a Pond
[28] A City Sketch, N.Y.
[29] Clearing Off
[30] A Cloudy Day
[31] A Fisherman’s Home
[32] Gathering Leaves at Glendale, L.I.
[33] A Mill Race
[34] Moonlight N.Y.
[35] A Stable Yard, N.Y.
[36] Roslyn, L.I. 1878
[37] Roslyn C.H.M.
[38] The Road to the Mill
[39] The Return to the Fold
[40] The Return to the Fold
[41] A Rainy Day
[42] On The Road to Market
[43] A Mill Stream Near Queens, L.I.
[44] Springfield Mill Pond, L.I.