|32 is the apparent maximum (though it may have been strung with fewer)
|96 cm (38 inches). The forepillar has been reconstructed and repaired and the current height may be different from the original.
|Hollowed out from a single block, maximum width 43 cm (17 inches) willow
|National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.
For Robert Bruce Armstrongs detailed description see The Irish and Highland Harps pages 158 through 168. These pages contain numerous photographs and drawings, along with detailed descriptions, measurements and observations on this harp.
For further information relating to this harp please see the articles linked below:
Some good coloured pictures of this harp can be found by following the links below to the National Museum of Scotlands website. Simply select the thumbnail image to be taken to the Museums own enlarged photograph.
Follow this link to return to Historic Harps page.