Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Square Piano

Maker:
John Broadwood & Sons
Date:
1801
Geography:
London, England, United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Mahogany, paint, brass, iron, ivory, ebony
Dimensions:
Case length (perpendicular to keyboard): 60.6 cm W. (parallel to keyboard): 165.9 cm Case depth w/o lid: 22.1 cm Total H. 78.4 cm 3-octave span: 49.0 cm String length: Longest. 137.8 cm; shortest: 7.2 cm; c²: 27.5 cm
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line:
Gift of Curtis Freshel, 1958
Accession Number:
58.188
Not on view
Marking: 1) (on nameboard) John Broadwood and Son. / Makers to his Majesty / and the Princesses. / Great Pulteney Street Golden Square / London 1801.
2) (on back of nameboard, in ink) J: Buchlinger / 443 Strand / Lincs 6246
3) (on pinblock in ink) Nº 6246
4) (on action frame, in pencil) 5922/Barr
5) (on key lever No. 58, in ink in same hand as key numbering) B
Mr. Curtis Freshel
Related Objects

Cabinet Piano

Date: ca. 1835 Medium: Various materials Accession: 89.4.2768 On view in:Not on view

Grand Piano

Date: 1827 Medium: Rosewood veneer, oak, metal, ivory, ebony, maple, beech, brass, leather Accession: 1972.109 On view in:Not on view

Square Piano

Date: 1797 Medium: Mahogany veneer, boxwood, iron, brass, ivory, ebony, and various materials Accession: 1982.76 On view in:Not on view

Grand Piano

Date: 1808 Medium: Wood and various materials Accession: 1980.428 On view in:Not on view