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Guitar

Christian Frederick Martin
(Markneukirchen, Saxony 1796–1873 Nazareth, Pennsylvania)

Date: ca. 1838
Geography: New York, New York, United States
Medium: Wood, various materials
Dimensions: Total L.: 93.5 cm (36-7/8 in.); L. of fingerboard, nut to base: 43.4 cm (17-1/8 in.); W. of fingerboard at base: 2.8 cm (l.-1/8 in.); L. of body: 43.7 cm (17-1/4 in.); W. of body: upper bouts: 23 cm (9 in.), middle bouts: 17.6 cm (7 in.), lower bouts: 29.7 cm (11-3/4 in.); Max. D. of body: 8.3 cm (3-1/4 in.); vibrating L. of strings: 60.3 cm (23-3/4 in.); Diam. of soundhole: 7.7 cm (3 in.); L. of case: 96.2 cm (37-7/8 in.); D. of case: 11.6 cm (4-1/2 in.); W. of case (widest); 34.3 cm (13-1/2 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.380 ab

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