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Deleplanque Theorboed Guitar

Deleplanque Theorboed Guitar

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Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by Deleplanque in Lille, France in 1790. It is a ten course (6x1, 4x1) theorboed guitar with a spruce top and maple sides and back. This guitar bears the printed label: “PEERENS-DELEPLANQUE, [/] MARCHAND LUTHIER, au coin de [/] la rue de la Grand-Chaufl ée, [/]à Lille, 1790,” with “90” handwritten.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
date made
1790
maker
Deleplanque, Gerard
place made
France: Hauts-de-France, Lille
Measurements
overall: 42 in x 11 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in; 106.68 cm x 29.21 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1371
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1371
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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