Poor House Fiddle

Fresno County, California, 1923. Retains a handwritten paper label indicating "This violin made June 1923 by W.A. Sellmer in the Fresno County poor house."

 

Ex collection: The Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science

 

Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.

 

23 1/4" X 6 1/4" X 3 1/2"

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