English Guitar

English Guitar

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
English guitar
Date made
1970-1810
place made
Europe
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
ID Number
MI.60.1378
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1378
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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Music & Musical Instruments
Guitars
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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