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Viola

Benjamin Banks
(1727–1795)

Date: 1791
Geography: Salisbury, United Kingdom
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Body L.: 38.8 cm ( 15-3/8 in.); Body W.: upper bout: 18.5 (7-3/8 in.), center bout: 13.2 cm (5-1/4 in.), lower bout: 22.95 cm ( 9 in.); Rib H.: upper: 3.5 cm (1-3/8 in.), middle and lower - each: 3.5 cm (1--3/8 in.); Vibrating string L.: 35.2 cm (13-7/8 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: Gift of Dorothy and Robert Rosenbaum, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.177

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