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Charles Henry Miller Collection

Collection Number
SC 366

OCLC Number

Charles Henry Miller, 1842-1922

Under review

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
1 preliminary leaf, 51 leaves of plates: illustrations; 49 cm
Date: c1889
Extent: 45 plates
Abstract: New York and Long Island Landscapes.  By Charles Henry Miller, etched by August Barry. Published in New York, c1889.

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


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      
Comprised of 45 oversized plates, this collection of Charles Henry Miller’s drawings of regional landscapes, bucolic nature scenes, and buildings were etched by August Barry; the engraved etchings on paper were published in New York, c1889. Miller (March 20, 1842-January 21, 1922), who resided in Queens and East Marion, New York, was known for his prose, paintings, and sketches. 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.”  

Special Note: This collection has been digitized.
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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 CHM
[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] A Mill Stream Near Queens, L.I.
[45] Springfield Mill Pond, L.I.