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A new digital on-line archive resource

Welcome to the Concertina Museum Collection Digital Archive

This site offers on-line access to every instrument, image and archive item in the Collection, and enables collectors and researchers to examine in detail the construction, design, labelling of many hundreds of English-made and continental concertinas, of related free reeded instruments, of the inventions of Charles Wheatstone, and enables full consultation of the Museum's archive of concertina images, music and literature.

Just click here for information on accessing the Collection database.

For a regular update of new additions to The Museum Collection, new design features, and extra search functions, click here.

For help on using the using the Catalogue pages click here.

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The main sections of the site are listed here:

Introduction: The Concertina Museum Collection

Sections within The Collection

C:0: Concertinas
This links to a summary of all the makers represented in the Collection, and enables all data (maker, labelling, images, parts etc)about individual instruments to be studied, searched and sorted.

C:15. Other free-reeded instruments and Wheatstone inventions
(including symphoniums, Æolinas, accordéons, European and Wheatstone harmoniums, Wheatstone's woodwind and harmonicas, and instruments from the Wheatstone Museum at King's College).

NC: Non-concertina Items
(including all concertina- and Wheatstone-related instruments, images, photographs, advertising, makers' information, music, tutors, recordings, research material and archives).

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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Modified September 2009 by Wes Williams
This page created Thursday 10 September 2009.