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Square Piano

Maker: Charles Albrecht (German, 1759/60–1848 Montgomery, Pennsylvania)
Date: 1791–1798
Geography: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Mahogany veneered case, nameboard veneer of lighter colored wood, brass decorative medallions on upper corners of legs, ivory natural and ebony accidental keys
Dimensions: Case length (perpendicular to keyboard): 56.5 cm (22-1/4 in.), Width parallel to keyboard: 159.5 cm (62-15/16 in.), Case Depth not including stand, w/o lid: 23.6 cm (9-5/16 in.), Total Height: 81 cm(31-7/8 in.), 3-octave span: 48.2 cm (18-15/16 in.), String length: longest: 138.5 cm (54-9/16 in.), shortest: 11 cm (4-5/16 in.); c2: 29 cm(11-7/16 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number: 89.2.185

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