Stock Photo: Ten-string Quintena or Chiterna (Italian guitar) in tortoiseshell with a back of ebony and ivory, manufactured by Joachim Tielke of Hamburg in 1676 (left and right), and mandoline lute in tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl by Domenico Vinaccia of Naples in 1780 (centre). Chromolithograph from an illustration by William Gibb from A.J. Hipkins' "Musical Instruments, Historic, Rare and Unique," Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1888. Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903) was an English musicologist who

Stock Photo: 4409-85457 Ten-string Quintena or Chiterna (Italian guitar) in tortoiseshell with a back of ebony and ivory, manufactured by Joachim Tielke of Hamburg in 1676 (left and right), and mandoline lute in tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl by Domenico Vinaccia of Naples in 1780 (centre). Chromolithograph from an illustration by William Gibb from A.J. Hipkins' "Musical Instruments, Historic, Rare and Unique," Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1888. Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903) was an English musicologist who