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Lyre guitar

Lyre guitar of Apollo Lyre, anon, c.1810. Open rose hole inlaid with mother-of-pearl, possibly originally containing a giltwood or papier-mache rose. Two extra sound holes, six strings. Sounding length 63cm. 'Lyre guitar or Apollo lyre, probably Spanish or Portuguese, 19th century' (M.Jessop)

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  • Repository:National Trust, Snowshill Manor