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Guitar (catalog model 49)

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By 1994, Michael Newton, Fresno, California; November 25, 1994, sold by Newton to Michael Wright, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2009, sold by Wright to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Michael and Nancy Wolfe in memory of Raphaela (Rae) DiPietro

about 1932

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States


Overall: 92.5 x 33.7 x 9.6cm (36 7/16 x 13 1/4 x 3 3/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

Birch, spruce, basswood, rosewood, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones