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Which is a picture of an oud?

It may look like something that should be called an oud, but actually this is a picture of an opossum. Read More
This is an oud, an Arabic instrument that looks like a round guitar.  

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  TOP CREDIT: Lucas, Sam. Cover of "Carve dat possum : original song and chorus / words and music by Sam. Lucas ; arranged by Herbert Hersey." African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 (from Brown University), Library of Congress.
BOTTOM CREDIT: "Mary Goshtigian playing the oud, seated, portrait, photograph." California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties, Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell, Library of Congress.