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English Guitar

English Guitar

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Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by an unknown maker in England around 1760-1780. It is a six course (4x2, 2x1) English guitar made of a figured maple back and sides, figured maple neck with a tortoise shell fingerboard, and friction pegs.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
english guitar
Date made
1760-1780
place made
United Kingdom: England
Measurements
overall: 29 7/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 75.8825 cm x 29.21 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1377
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1377
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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