This guitar was made probably in Germany, around 1875-1880, and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is a 6 course (6x1) Spanish model. This guitar is listed in the accession paperwork as J. Howard Foote item #6055.

Date Made: 1875 - 1880

Location: Currently not on view

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Related Publication: Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.

Credit Line: Gift of J. Howard Foote

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.055691Accession Number: 11535Catalog Number: 55691

Object Name: Guitar

Physical Description: maple (back; sides material)rosewood (finish material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 37 in x 11 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 93.98 cm x 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_605705

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