From the archive: a violin by Hendrik Jacobs, 1704

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This instrument, featured in The Strad, August 1938, was published with the following text: There is a legend that Hendrik Jacobs worked as an apprentice with Nicolò Amati at Cremona – where he was known as Enricus Jacobus – and that before returning to Amsterdam with ...

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