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171. Drawing of a sculpture in St. John's Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire (16th cent.)
172. J.F. Unger (1755-1804), Hurdy-gurdy player
173. Folk musicians from Galicia. Vignette from a choir book (1808)
174. J.J.C de Mondonville, title page of "Pièces de Clavecin" (around 1748)
175. Chinese clothed hurdy-gurdy (after A. Watteau)
176. Hurdy-gurdy from the 18th century
177. French hurdy-gurdy from the 17th century
178. Drawing of a French hurdy-gurdy from the 16th century
179. French hurdy-gurdy (16th cent.)
180. Cavalier with hurdy-gurdy (18th cent.)
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