Body L. 34 cm (13-3/8 in.); String L. 32 cm (12-9/16 in.); Total L. 61.5 cm (24-1/4 in.); Upper bouts16 cm (16-5/16 in.); Middle bouts 11 cm (4-5/16 in.); Lower bouts 20 cm (7-7/8 in.); D. at tail 4.3 cm (1-11/16 in.)
Purchase, Louis C. and Craig P. Baker Gift, Clara Mertens Bequest, in memory of André Mertens, Rogers Fund, and The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, by exchange, 1990
Not on view
Five-string violin with flat back and viola da gamba outline, but having the shallow body and F-holes characteristic of violins.
Marking: 1) (labelled) made by Peter Wamsley at the Harp and/Hautboy in Pickadilly London 17(5.?)