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Chamber Organ

Maker:
Thomas Chapman (British, active London ca. 1779/1780)
Date:
1779
Geography:
London, England, United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Various materials
Dimensions:
approx. measurements: H. 6 feet 8 inches; W. 3 feet 11 inches
Classification:
Aerophone-Organ
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1780
Not on view
Marking: (on inlaid panel in nameboard, and in pencil on back of nameboard) Thomas Chapman Londini Fecit 1779
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Bidwell & Sons
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 199.

Catalogue of Keyboard Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 0, pg. 241,243,245, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 199.



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