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The Mulagh Harp

or Mulagh Mast Harp

Feature Detail
Date 18th century
String Count 33
Height Between 155 and 160 cm estimated (61 to 63 inches)
Soundbox Hollowed out from a single block ("willow"), maximum width is 30 cm (12 inches)
Current Location The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin.

The flowing lines of this harp make it one of the most graceful of the 18th century instruments.

This instrument is now often (incorrectly) called the Mullaghmast Harp.

Please follow the link for an article concerning the probable owner of the Mulagh Harp, which includes photographs and further details of the instrument.