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Violin of pine and maple, inscribed inside the body "Jacob Readshaw 1878 and 1903. Experimentally made at Roseberry 1878, altered 1903, greatly improved". The body is of red-varnished maple with a pine table, the neck and head in brown-varnished beechwood, the fingerboard, pegs etc. of ebonised wood. Unstrung and bridge not fixed.
Size: Length: 59 cm; Width: 21 cm.
Artist / Maker:
Object Type: violin
Broad Date: Late Victorian
Actual Date: 1878
Century: 19th century
Materials: Pine, Maple wood, Beech wood, Oak, Ebonised wood
Museum Accession Number: 1977.84.4/M.Instr.