Musical instruments, devices and recordings
640 mm (Width) x 220 mm (Depth); 1960 mm (Length)
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Double bass (3/4) Tarr, Manchester c.1850? Stamped 'Tarr' on back. Viol shaped, three strings. Scroll top. Tuning pegs on brass plate, with worm and cog tensioners. Displayed with bow 1335420. In notebook no.4, page 5 (1340945.4) Charles Wade refers to: 'Music Room 29. Double Bass 3 strings from Cheltenham Parish Church c.1780.'
from Cheltenham Parish Church Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Marks and inscriptions
Makers and roles
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 4 First and Second Floor, 1944, page 5