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Dital harp

This dital harp is by Edward Light of London and is inscribed 'Light, Fley Place, London, Patent number 253'. The body is laquered black and decorated with gilt arabesques. The 'table' has an inset gilt wood rose, and it has 19 strings, 13 of them controlled by ditals.

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    Light, Edward [Person]
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    Dean Castle
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:H 889mm