Craig C. Tomlinson
Harpsichords - Fortepianos - Virginals - Clavichords

Research
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Vaudrey Harpsichord

17th Century two manual Harpsichord by Vaudrey - Tomlinson Harpsichords
17th Century two manual Harpsichord by Vaudrey.
Detail of the chinoiserie on the Vaudrey - Tomlinson Harpsichords
Detail of the chinoiserie on the Vaudrey.

Detail of the jacks, registers and soundboard on the Vaudrey - Tomlinson Harpsichords
Detail of the jacks, registers and soundboard on the Vaudrey.
Detail of the carved arcades - Tomlinson Harpsichords
Detail of the carved arcades.

 


Victoria and Albert Museum
Harpsichord by Taskin

This is one of the finest examples of Taskin's work - Tomlinson Harpsichords

This detail shows the wonderful decoration - Tomlinson Harpsichords
This detail shows the wonderful decoration on the nameboard.

The wreath has a noticable absence of the usual gilded rose - Tomlinson Harpsichords
The wreath has a noticable absence of the usual gilded rose. At this scale, a full size rose would not have fit into the instrument.
A soundboard detail of two doves - Tomlinson Harpsichords

A soundboard detail of two doves.

 

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