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Cittern

Christian Claus
(German, active London ca. 1783–1793 New York)

Date: 1783–89
Geography: London, England, United Kingdom
Medium: Wood and various materials
Dimensions: Total length 71.4 cm., Fingerboard width 22.7 cm., Fingerboard width--top/bottom 4.7/6.0 cm., Body length 40.5 cm. Body width--widest/narrowest 30/- Body depth--neck/foot 6.5/8.5 cm. Vibrating length of strings 44 cm., Bridge height 2.5 cm.
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1013

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