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Pedal Harp

Manufacturer:
Erard et Cie (Paris and London 1883–1903)
Date:
1895
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood, various materials
Dimensions:
Extreme H.: 176.3 cm (69-/16 in.); L. of pillar:165.7 cm (65-1/4 in.); Soundboard: resonating L.: 132.8 cm (52-5/16 in.); greatest W.: 39 cm (15-5/16 in.); Strings:sounding L.: longest: 155.7 cm (61-5/16 in.), shortest: 6.5 cm (2-7/16 in.); [if correct string?]: c2 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Harp
Credit Line:
Gift of Kathryn W. Stein and Josephine A. Stein, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.100.1a-f, .2
Not on view
Marking: harp: (inscribed on brass plate on curve, in script){left side} ERARD/2445/London/No 6649; {right side} ERARD/13, Rue du Mail/Paris; chair (labeled on bottom of seat of lyre-back harp chair) Grand Ledge Chair Co../Grand Ledge, Mich./No. 528
Ed. Barbara Burn. A Checklist of European & American Harps. revised. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 12.

Written by. A Checklist of European Harps. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1979, pg. 11.



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