Technical description: Enharmonic rectangular Italian virginal. Integral case construction. Compass 57|notes C₂/E₂ - F₆ [C/E - f''']. Broken octave. Five split accidentals: in the middle octaves the E♭ keys have a D♯ at the back and the G♯ keys have an A♭ at the back. One set of 8-ft strings. String scaling (plucking points):, F₆ 123 (73), C₆ 154 (66), F₅ 254 (77), C₅ 339 (93), F₄ 499 (127), C₄ 660 (169), F₃ 943 (236), C₃ 1167 (292), F₂ 1385 (280). C₂/E₂ 1427 (75). Repair History: The lid painting is not original. Restored by Malcolm Rose in 1981.
sheila barnes, 2007.
ex- William Hunt London; until 1978 belonged to Richard Luckett; until 1973 belonged to Michael Thomas.; Purchased with assistance from the National Fund for Acquisitions, administered with Government funds by the National Museums of Scotland, and from the Friends of St Cecilia's Hall, 1984.