Érard Hurdy-Gurdy

Érard Hurdy-Gurdy

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This hurdy-gurdy was made by Érard in Macon, France, 19th century. It is a small hurdy-gudy with4 strings (1 melody, 3 drones), and 11 keys. The instrument is stamped:

ERRARD
A MACON

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hurdy Gurdy
hurdy-gurdy
date made
19th century
Measurements
overall: 14 in; 35.56 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1356
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1356
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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