[Gibson County Dulcimer #3]

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Title

[Gibson County Dulcimer #3]

Description

This instrument was built by Almus Crowe of Milan, Tennessee, likely in the 1960s. According to the builder, his instruments were modeled on 19th-century instruments from the West Tennessee region. The label inside reads as follows:

"No 9 A. H. Cr----"

Creator

Crowe, Almus H.

Identifier

Gibson-3

Coverage

Gibson County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

D., Milan, Tennessee

Where examined

Milan, Tennessee

Cataloged by

S. Conatser

Date of cataloging

1997-04-01

Dimensions--overall

28" x 13 3/4" x 4"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Physical description

wood is 3/8" thick top and bottom; slight overhang, and corners slightly rounded; contains inside label; mechanical tuners; 15 frets; 4 strings; exhibits inlay markers in fretboard; metal nut with wood under it; has strum hollow; fretboard contains one long scallop

Geolocation

Citation

Crowe, Almus H., “[Gibson County Dulcimer #3],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed June 22, 2018, http://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/9.