W. E. Hill and Sons violin bow
Malcolm Taylor violin bow for W. E. Hill and Sons
One of the last members of the dynasty of English bow makers of the 20th century, Malcolm Taylor (1934 - 2012) began working for W. E. Hill & Sons in 1949. He established his own shop in Devon in 1973. In 1981, Taylor made a set of bows to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.