'Kupyans/Bin' is a string instrument and the name kupyans is limited to the state of Bengal. The 'Bin' which is usually referred to as a northern veena consists of a bamboo fretboard measuring 22 inches long and 2.5 inches wide upon which 24 metallic frets are attached.


  • Title: Solvyns -Kupyans/Bin
  • Creator: Frans Balthazar Solvyns
  • Date Created: 1796/1799
  • Physical Location: Indian Music Experience Museum
  • Location Created: Kolkata/Calcutta
  • Physical Dimensions: (53.19 x 38.2 x 5.99 cm)
  • Type: Image
  • Rights: Indian Music Experience
  • Medium: Etchings, Hand Colored
  • Art Genre: Drawings & Paintings
  • Depicted Topic: Instrument called Kupyans/Bin

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