[Stringed instruments], February 21, 1819

Manuscripts; Manuscripts--Pictorial works, Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Music., Latrobe Family
[Stringed instruments], February 21, 1819
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MS 2009
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Page 32, sketch of stringed instruments. New Orleans, February 21, 1819. Benjamin H. Latrobe Journal IV, February 16, 1819 to February 26, 1819. "...a stringed instrument which no doubt was imported from Africa. On the top of the finger board was the nude figure of a man in a sitting posture, and two pegs (?) behind him to which the strings were fastened..." Pages 31 through 33 contain sketches of instruments.
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February 21, 1819
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