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Date: second half 18th century
Medium: Wood, ivory, metal
Dimensions: Total length (without crank) 60.3 cm., Body length 46.0 cm., Width (widest point) 28.4 cm., Total depth 20.7 cm., Friction wheel diameter 16.4 cm., Keyboard span 25.1 cm., Vibratiion length of strings: chantarelles--approx. 32.2 cm., others--approx. 35.0 cm.
Classification: Chordophone-Bowed keyboard
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1059
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