Cello - Lindsay , 'Bolton
The Trust proudly owns another quality cello: this one by Michael Lindsay (1897) with bow, and it’s suitable for a 1st or 2nd year music college student. It is now on loan to Butterfly Paterson.
‘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’.