Violoncello, 1814. Photo © Jenni Carter for Sydney Living Museums; Harmony before matrimony [detail], William Brocas, c1805, after James Gillray. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Gift of Miss A Stone 1936.
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Music offers a unique window into our past, and the stories and collections of Sydney Living Museums’ properties contain compelling clues about the music played and enjoyed by earlier generations.