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German Positive Organ

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goetze, M. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on tracing paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 405M, case B, shelf 1

Physical description

Technical drawing (one of five) of a German positive organ in the V&A's collection, 2:1-1867.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)


1979 (made)


Goetze, M. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Ink on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

'M.H.G. 1979'
Initials possibly standing for M. Goetze who did the technical drawing of the South German cabinet organ.


Height: 61.6 cm, Width: 117.1 cm

Object history note

The technical drawing is of a German positive organ, Saxony, 17th century by Gottfried Fritzche, 1627, in the V&A's collection, museum number 2:1-1867.

Descriptive line

Technical drawing of a musical instrument, a German positive organ in the V&A collection (Museum No. 2:1-1867)

Production Note

Attribution note: Technical drawing of German positive organ, object 2:1-1867. Technical drawing of historical musical instrument in the V&A's collection made for musical instrument makers to make replicas of such instruments.


Ink; Tracing paper



Subjects depicted

Positive organs


Drawings; Designs; Musical instruments

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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