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English guitar: 18th century

English guitar: 18th century
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

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English guitar made by Preston. English guitars were very popular with amateur musicians. A patent box fitted to the strings reduced damage to fingernails. This guitar belonged to Lady Emma Hamilton, Lord Nelson's mistress.

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1700 AD - 1750 AD
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