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Cabinet Piano

Maker:
John Broadwood & Sons
Date:
ca. 1835
Geography:
United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Various materials
Dimensions:
Case length not including handles (perpendicular to keyboard): 61 cm Width (parallel to keyboard): 117.5 cm Total height: 186.3 cm 3-octave span: 49 cm String length: Longest: 145 cm; shortest: 5.6 cm; c2: 28.6 cm
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2768
Not on view
Marking: 1) (on recessed light wood panel on nameboard) John Broadwood & Sons,/Makers to His Majesty & the Princesses/Great Pulteney Street Golden Square/London

2) (inked at upper right of pinblock) I.D4042

3) (pencilled at upper right of pinblock) Mr. Oldfield

4) (pencilled lightly below lid and behind hinged panels) Bredan/4042

5) (on hammer backrail) 4042
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK, 1993, pg. 56.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Historical Groups, Gallery 39. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1905, pg. 138.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 271.

Catalogue of Keyboard Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, pg. 161,163, ill.



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