Phonographic violin (Stroh violin)
Probably by George Evans & Company (active 1904–1942)
Object Place: London, England
Length 60.6 cm, diameter 16.9 cm (Length 23 7/8 in., diameter 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, aluminum, ebony
Not On View
Body of mahogany. Resonator of aluminum. Fingerboard and tailpiece of ebony.
Stenciled on body: STROVIOLS / TRADEMARK / REGISTERED; stamped on shoulder rest: MADE / IN / ENGLAND
1984, sold by Michael I. Holmes, New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 1984)
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund
We Have Liv'd and Lov'd Together, 1800s...
Performed by Brian Clague