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An educational day in London

Citole

After a very tasty lunch of fish & chips (just fish today though – cod) and Italian ice cream, I walked up to the British Library, but on the way I also went through the British Museum (as a shortcut, since it was in my way) and through the grounds of the University of London (Birkbeck), which was a nice little area to walk through in the middle of the city.

While walking through the British Museum, I saw a citole, which was a predecessor to the violin. That’s what’s pictured here. 

If you go to the British Library, make sure to visit the Sir John Riblat Gallery, which is where you can see these and much more. Here is what I enjoyed:

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