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Lyre Guitar

Joseph-Louis Germainca. 1840

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Lyre Guitar
  • Creator: Joseph-Louis Germain
  • Date Created: ca. 1840
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 36 in. L. of fingerboard (nut to base) 39.8 cm W. of fingerboard at base 5.9 cm L. of body 43. cm W. of body at widest 33.1 cm D. of body at neck 7.2 cm, at foot 9.2 cm L. of Strings vibrating 65.1 cm Diam. of soundhole +/- 6cm
  • Type: Lyre Guitar
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/501653
  • Medium: Wood, mother-of-pearl, gut, metal wound on silk
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: French

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