Labelled to the inside back and upper block, "Made by, W. J. Batho, Milton Cottage, Milton Street, Wandsworth Road, London, Cello No 2, July 1884."
Inscribed to the lower ribs and to the inside back, "W. J. Batho, Milton Street, Wandsworth Road, London, Jubilee year of the Queen Victoria 1887-1889" and to the lower block, "Cello No 2, 1887." Rosewood pegs.
Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with faint horizontal medium-width flame.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium-width grain, slightly broadening towards the edges.
Scroll: of similar wood to the back.
Varnish: of an orange reddish-brown colour.
Length of back: 75.7 cm
Upper bouts: 33.5 cm
Middle bouts: 23.1 cm
Lower bouts: 43.9 cm