Violin

1800–30
David Henderson (Scottish, active 19th century)


Object Place: Aberdeen, Scotland

Dimensions

Length 58.5 cm, width 21 cm (Length 23 1/16 in., width 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.159

Medium or Technique

Maple, spruce, ebony

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Inscription

Stamped on back: D. HENDERSON / ABERDEEN

Provenance

Before 1920s, "Captain" (?) MacGlaughlin, a Scotsman working the docks of Lynn, Massachusetts; after 1920s, William D. Maruzzi, Andover, Massachusetts; by 1983, Joseph A. and Helene W. Luongo, Still River, Massachusetts; 1983, gift of Joseph A. and Helene W. Luongo to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1983)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph A. and Helene W. Luongo