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A group surrounds a harpsichord playing instruments

Many members of the royal family were talented musicians

Hans Rucker (fl.1550-1625)

Harpsichord 1612-54

RCIN 69028

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This harpsichord was owned and played by Queen Charlotte, as gleaned from the catalogue of the sale of her effects at Christie's on 10 May 1819. It later re-entered the collection after being purchased by the Prince Regent for Carlton House.