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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-00794
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  387 x 242mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  English
Place:  Sankt-Peterburg
Date:  1775-09-12
Short summary:  Sending of a number of rude musical instruments in common use in the interior parts of Russia, comments on them and their possible relation to ancient Greek instruments; report from a visit to the newly conqurered province of Moldavia and the popular music and dances there, comparing them to ancient and modern Greek equivalences
Person:  Guthrie, Matthew, Physician, Antiquarian, author
Person:  Montfaucon, Bernard de, 1655-1741 (Paris), Antiquarian, person referred to
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