DHV:
1033
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1761

Lodovicus / Guersan, / prope / Comoediam / Gallican, / Lutetioe / Anno / 1761 [printed except 61]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Cambridge, MA

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Harvard University

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

55

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Willi Schmid, Munich, -1934

Measurements:

Body Length:

34

String Length:

32.5

Rib Depth:

??

Upper Width:

16.4

Middle Width:

11.9

Bottom Width:

20.2

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/93

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

On Harvard’s website; Thompson 1989, p. 9

On Harvard’s website (F+B, head 3/4 [color]); [concert program, 193?, in Harvard’s files (front, front 3/4, head side)]; [by TGM: FB+S, head FB+S]

Striped back & ribs; head not La Fille type; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Original neck, fingerboard, tailpiece, nut, and four of its original pegs.