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Clavichord

Designer:
Arnold Dolmetsch (French, born Le Mans, France 1858–1940 Haslemere, Surrey, England)
Manufacturer:
Chickering & Sons (American, Boston 1853–1983)
Date:
1907–8
Geography:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wood, metal, various materials
Dimensions:
W. 174.2 cm (68-9/16 in.); L. 52.5 cm (20-11/16 in.); D. w/o lid 15.3 cm (6-1/16 in.); c2 25.5 cm (10-1/16 in.); 3-octave span 48.1 cm (18-15/16 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-clavichord
Credit Line:
Gift of Barnard College, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.386.2
Not on view
Marking: (on nameboard) Chickering & Sons Boston VSA MCMVIII No 35; (in scroll at left corner of hitchpin block) Made by Chickering & Sons under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch Boston USA MCMVII (sic) No 35; same (except No 35 omitted) stamped around perimeter of soundholes; lowest 2 keys stamped 16; penciled name A.D. Klemm(?) on lowest key; tuner's notations penciled at left end of balance rail
Barnard College
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