English Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by an unknown maker in England around 1760-1780. It is a six course (4x2, 2x1) English guitar made of a figured maple back and sides, figured maple neck with a tortoise shell fingerboard, and friction pegs.
Currently not on view
Object Name
english guitar
Date made
overall: 29 7/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 75.8825 cm x 29.21 cm x 9.525 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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