Hermosa Lyre Guitar

Description (Brief)
This twelve course (12 x1) lyre guitar was made by Antonio Hermosa in Mexico around 1900-1940. It bears the label: “ANTONIO HERMOSA FABRICANTE [/] Privilegio [/] exclusivo conce- [/] dido por el Supremo [/] feccionamiento refor- [/] mas y venta del ins- [/] trumento deno- [/] minado Lira [/] MEXICO No 15.”
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1900-1940
maker
Hermosa, Antonio
place made
Mexico
Measurements
overall: 25 in x 17 in x 3 1/4 in; 63.5 cm x 43.18 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MI.381931
catalog number
381931
accession number
160028
Credit Line
Mary E. Maxwell
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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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