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Dital Harp

Period:
19th Century
Description:
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.
Place of Production:
London
Dimensions:
H 889mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A15
Digital Number:
EAMU005n
Creation Date:
1820
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council