Cello – Michael Lindsay

The Trust has acquired another quality cello: this one by Michael Lindsay (1897) with bow – suitable for 1st/2nd year music college student. We look forward to finding an awardee to take it on and benefit from it’s quality.

‘LINDSAY, Michael H. Born 1837 Republic of Ireland, died 1906, Worked UK. Musician and self-taught violin maker, active from c.1860 in Stockton-on-Tees. Medal awarded at the Liverpool Exhibition 1886. Stradivari model with original arching forms. Own golden-yellow amber oil varnish. Good work and materials. Credited with over 500 violins, cellos, and double basses. Michael Lindsay M.L. / Maker / Stockton-on-Tees. 1895’.