Hayt, Babcock & Appleton Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Hayt, Babcock & Appleton in Boston, Massachusetts around 1814-1815. The firm was comprised of Alpheus Babcock, Thomas Appleton, an organ builder, and Charles Hayt, a Boston merchant and was located at 6 Milk Street in Boston, a building known as the Franklin Music Warehouse. This piano has a compass of FF-c4, and English double action, leather hammers, double-string throughout, tuning pins on right, 1 pedal (on center post): dampers, wood frame, and a mahogany case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1814-1816
maker
Hayt, Babcock & Appleton
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
MI*303520
catalog number
303520
accession number
62559
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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