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Maker:
Stodart, William  Search this
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1819-1821
Description (Brief):
This square piano was made by William Stodart in London, England around 1820. His uncle, Robert Stodart founded his own piano company in 1775. Robert Stodart retired from making pianos around 1795, and his nephews William and Matthew continued the business, separately and together, until 1861. This piano is serial number 4311 and has a compass of FF-c4, an English double action, leather hammers, double-strings throughout, with tuning pins at rear, 1 pedal (missing): dampers, wood frame, and a wood case with metal medallions.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315668a
Catalog number:
315668a
Accession number:
58488
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605960