[Lawrence County Dulcimer #5]

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Title

[Lawrence County Dulcimer #5]

Description

This instrument belonged to the current owner's grandmother, Emma Petty Richardson (1880s?-1948), who was originally from Giles County. She called it a "music box," played it some for her grandchildren, sitting and holding it across her knees.

Identifier

Lawrence-5

Coverage

Lawrence County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

W., Westpoint, Tennessee

Where examined

Westpoint, Tennessee

Cataloged by

S. Conatser; D. Schnaufer

Date of cataloging

1995-11-19

Dimensions--overall

27 3/8" x 12 7/8" x 3 3/8"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 5/8" x 1 5/8" x 1 1/2"

Physical description

poplar; dark; no feet on back; top is 3/8" thick; 15 frets under one string; 4 strings; 4 original tuners; 2 nails at end; scalloped fretboard

Geolocation

Citation

“[Lawrence County Dulcimer #5],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed October 17, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/28.