Bassot Hurdy-Gurdy

Bassot Hurdy-Gurdy

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Description (Brief)
This hurdy-gurdy was made by Bassot in Mirecourt or Paris, France. early 19th century. It has 6 strings (2 melody, 4 drones), and 23 keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hurdy-gurdy
hurdy-gurdy
date made
early 19th century
place made
France
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in x 26 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 26.3525 cm x 67.31 cm
ID Number
MI.096637
accession number
32522
catalog number
096637
Credit Line
Gift of Louisa A. Ketcham
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National Museum of American History
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