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Guitar

Maker:
Christian Frederick Martin (Markneukirchen, Saxony 1796–1873 Nazareth, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1857–67
Geography:
Nazareth, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Height: 36 5/16 in. (92.2 cm) Width (Lower bouts): 11 9/16 in. (29.3 cm)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Penelope Jarman, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.384
Not on view
Marking: 1) (stamped on headstock, back brace and neck block) C.F. Martin
/New-York; 2) (later blue paper label of restorer?) Wm. J. Smith & Co./56 East
34th Street/New York; 3) (on top at lower right bout) mostly illegible
inscription, dated July 1887
Penelope Jarman
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