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autoharp; plectrum
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Chordophone component
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  autoharp; plectrum
object name:  autoharp
object name:  plectrum

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: brass (overall)
overall: 37 mm x 17 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 37 mm x 17 mm

donor:  Druker, Janet  Undefined - 2011-12-15
previous owner:  Holtzbauer, Emily 

Further reading
Sadie, Stanley, ed. 1984. The new Grove dictionary of musical instruments. London: Macmillan, 90 (describes similar)

Related objects
part of autoharp; music stands (elements of musical instruments); case (general & multipurpose); plectrum; tuning-key (2012.42)
Related subjects
object name: autoharps
object name: plectra
material: brass
object name (Horniman Ethno.): autoharps
classified as: 311.2 Stick zithers

Record created 2011-12-12 by AGOODMAN
Record last updated 2017-03-21 by XGVIEWS

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