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Violin - 'John Rae's Fiddle'

Other name(s): 
fiddle
Collection ID: 
1996.049
Collection: 
Social history
Four string violin used by John Rae in the arctic. Fiddle given to his old friend, Willie Robertson of Orphir by John Rae. Although he was not known as a fiddler, he certainly took fiddlers with him on his expeditions.

Keywords
music
musical instrument

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Length600mm

References

Reference literatureThe Legacy of John Rae's Fiddle: A Cultural Journey between Orkney & the Arctic.

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