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This instrument demonstrates how musical instruments were altered over time to suit changing tastes in music or due to varying skills of repairers. The existing peghead has been altered or replaced around the 19th century. It has only 10 pegs while the 17th century bridge has holes for sixteen strings.

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    17th century
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    Dean Castle
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  • Period:17th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle