English Theorbo Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by an unknown maker in England. It is a six course (6x2) theorbo guitar with a pine top, and cypress back and sides. The theorbo pegbox is incomplete and the provenance of this guitar is subject to study.
Currently not on view
Object Name
english guitar
overall: 40 5/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 103.1875 cm x 34.29 cm x 12.065 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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