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Violin Making, Balmforth's Music Shop, Merrion Street


Violin Making, Balmforth
Description:
Undated View of William Balmforth inside Balmforth's Music Shop at 31 Merrion Street. He is in the process of finishing off a violin, tools and violin parts can be seen in the background.

User Comments:

Name:
Rob Barnes

Comment:
In the late 1960s I knew this shop well. I bought a violin by T. E. Hesketh from them and met a daughter of the Balmforth dynasty. I assume it no longer is in business? Since then I have played and exchanged to other violins. My one-time visit to the shop was a very memorable experience.

Date:
21-Jul-2011

Email:
barnesdr@tiscali.co.uk

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