Bottom, sides, soundboard, and fingerboard of poplar painted black. Three shallow feet. Pegbox and tuning pegs of walnut. Seventeen frets of iron. One stopped string. Two open strings.
Handwritten label: manufactured by/ J. Edward Thomas/ Sept 10 1913/ Bath KY
Before March 1965, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Boston, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1989)
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes
- James Edward Thomas, about 1850–1933