1904.63.8 .1 1904.63.8 .2 (Not on display in the museum)
Wooden zither / dulcimer [.1] with iron alloy metal tuning peg [.2], 8 sound holes in the resonator and 30 strings still remain on the instrument. [CAR 18/11/2008]
Place details: EUROPE. UK?. ?England. Cultural Group: European Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Iron Metal / Pigment / Varnish / String / Plant Fibre / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Painted / Strung / Tied / Varnished / Pegged / ? / ?. Dimensions: Max L [.1] = 1370 mm, Max W [.1] = 450 mm, Max D [.1] = 162 mm Field Collector: ?Henry Balfour When Collected: By 1904 Other Owners: Henry Balfour lent to PRM in September 1904 PRM Source: Henry Balfour Acquired: Loaned 1904 Bequeathed 1939/2 PRM Image: F 82, Collections Digital Reference Photo 18/11/2008
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Zither / Key / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Box Zither Dulcimer.
Accession Book Entry [Loans] - Sept H. Balfour, Esq Curator - Large European dulcimer with strikers and case
Card Catalogue Entry - EUROPE Large dulcimer with strikers and case. Late XVIII century. Lent by H. Balfour in Sept. 1904 and given in Feb. 1939
Pitt Rivers Museum label [.1] - EUROPE, ?UK, ?ENGLAND. Dulcimer zither and tuning key. Loaned H. Balfour, 1904. Bequeathed H. Balfour, 1939. [JFK 18/11/2008]
Written on object [.1]- Dulcimer ENGLISH late XVIII cen Lent by H. Balfour 1904 [CAR 18/11/2008]