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91. Mechanical model of peasant woman with hurdy-gurdy, by P. Gautier (18th cent.)
92. J.E. Nilson (1721-1788), The Dance
93. J.E. Nilson (1721-1788), Joy in Peacetime
94. J.C. Weigel, hurdy-gurdy player (c. 1700)
95. Dutch Spottbild (18th cent.)
96. German hurdy-gurdy (1787)
97. Porcelain figure of girl with hurdy-gurdy
98. Hurdy-gurdy (17th cent.)
99. German hurdy-gurdy from the 17th century
Wheel and dog
100. German hurdy-gurdy (17th cent.)
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© Original text in German copyright 1977, Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH
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