Lupot Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by Francisco Lupot of Orleans, France in 1773. It is a six course (6x1) guitar with a spruce top, veneered burly ash back, and burly ash sides. The neck is not original and was probably added in the early 1800s. This guitar bears the printed label: “Francisco Lupot fecit [/] In Orleano, anno 1773,” with “73” handwritten.
Currently not on view
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Lupot, Francois
guitar: 36 in x 10 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 91.44 cm x 27.305 cm x 9.2075 cm
edging tray: 1 3/4 in x 22 in x 15 in; 4.445 cm x 55.88 cm x 38.0746 cm
place made
France: Centre, Orleans
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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