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Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

March 2, 2012

Music To Colonial Ears, Dewitt Wallace Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia


As hard as it may be for us to conceive, colonials could not turn on the radio, iPod or MP3 player to have music; they had to make it their own. The Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum displays a number of musical instruments, including this fine wood working specimen.

4 comments:

Theanne said...

looks lightweight enough to move around...a fine looking musical instrument!

jaylen watkins said...
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Riet said...

That is a beauty.

Queenie Believe said...

Amazing! I can actually remember a time before my familiy had TV... YIKES!
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

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