W.H. Dow violin front

W.H. Dow, Melbourne violin

This violin is labelled to the top block:

W.H. Dow

William Henry Dow was born in Scotland in 1835, moved to Melbourne in 1854 and died in 1927. He made about 250 violins, violas and cellos, and was noted for his neat workmanship and splendid purfling.

This violin features a gold brown varnish on a golden ground and a well-flamed two-piece maple back.

A splendid Australian violin that produces a full, clear & robust sound.


This violin and all our other fine instruments are for sale at The Violineri in Melbourne – please contact us by phone or use the form below.

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