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Charles van Raalte

Charles van Raalte

The musical instruments on display at Dean Castle were collected, at the end of the 19th Century by Charles van Raalte of Brownsea, Dorset. His daughter, Margherita, married the 8th Lord Howard de Walden, and although several of her father's instruments were sold after his death, she brought many of the most historically important examples to Dean Castle.

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