English Guitar


This guitar was made by an unknown maker in Europe around 1790-1810. It is a seven course (4x2, 3x1) English guitar with maple back and sides with and ivory inlay around the edges. The neck is shortened and made of maple with a beech head and watch key tuning device.

Date Made: 1970-1810

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

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Credit Line: Made available through the Cooper Union Museum

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.60.1378Accession Number: 227687Catalog Number: 60.1378

Object Name: English guitar

Measurements: overall: 28 in x 11 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 71.12 cm x 30.1625 cm x 12.065 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-24ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_605699

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