Harpsichord converted to a piano

Maker: Jean Goermans (Dutch, active France, Gelden, The Netherlands 1703–1777 Paris)
Date: 1754
Geography: Paris, France
Culture: French
Medium: Wood, various materials
Dimensions: Case L. (perpendicular to keyboard): 241.7 cm (95-5/8 in.); W. (parallel to keyboard): 93.3 cm (36-3/4 in.); Case D. without lid: 28.3 cm (11-1/8 in.); Total H. without lid: 93.6 cm (36-7/8 in.; 3-octave span: 47.8 cm (18-7/8 in.); String L.: longest: 173 cm (68-1/8 in.); shortest: 10.9 cm; 4-3/8 in.); c2: 32.8 cm (13 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line: Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1944
Accession Number: 44.157.8a-e

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