Clark Irish Harp

Description (Brief):

This harp was made by Made by Melville Clark in Syracuse, New York, around 1913-1920. It is an Irish harp, Serial #191. This harp has 30 strings. It is accessioned with a tabouret (folding stool) and a tuning hammer. This harp is marked:

Description (Brief)

Clark Music Company
416 & 420 South Salina St.
Syracuse, N.Y.
PATENT PENDING

Description (Brief)

This harp features U.S. Patent 1005157, dated October 10, 1911 by Melville A. Clark for improvements in harps.

Date Made: 1913-1920

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Syracuse

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Credit Line: Gift of Jane B. Schulze

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0402.01Catalog Number: 1988.0402.01Accession Number: 1988.0402

Object Name: Harp

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)gut (overall material)Measurements: overall: 39 in x 11 1/2 in x 22 in; 99.06 cm x 29.21 cm x 55.88 cm

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Record Id: nmah_606378

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