Clark Irish Harp

Clark Irish Harp

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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:

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

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

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Harp
date made
1913-1920
place made
United States: New York, Syracuse
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
ID Number
1988.0402.01
catalog number
1988.0402.01
accession number
1988.0402
Credit Line
Gift of Jane B. Schulze
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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