Deleplanque Guitare angloise

Description (Brief)
This guitare angloise was made by Gérard Deleplanque in Lille, France in 1769. It is a seven course (4x2, 3x1) guitar. The guitar is stamped below the soundhole: “G [/] DELEPLANQUE [/] A LILLE” and bears the printed label: “GERARD J. DELEPLANQUE, [/] Luthier,rue de la Grande- [/] Chauffee, coin de coin de celle des [/] Dominicians, à Lille 1769,” with “69” handwritten.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Deleplanque, Gerard
overall: 31 11/16 in x 13 1/16 in x 3 3/8 in; 80.48625 cm x 33.17875 cm x 8.5725 cm
place made
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Lille
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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