Front image of one of the Ballinderry Fragments from Robert Bruce Armstrong Vol. 1
|Date||Probably 16th century|
|Height||Impossible to know for certain; a reasonable estimate would be in the region of 105 to 110 cm (4143 inches)|
|Soundbox||Unknown, but likely to have been hollowed out from a single block and quite wide, perhaps 40 cm or more (16 or more inches)|
|Current Location||The National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin|
For Robert Bruce Armstrongs detailed description see The Irish and Highland Harps pages 63 through 64. Armstrong gives a detailed description and measurements for these harp mountings. For a more thorough study of these fittings and their background, along with some detailed illustrations, see The
Ballinderry Harp — A Reassessment.
Side image of the Ballinderry Fragments from Robert Bruce Armstrong Vol. 1