Culliford, Rolfe & Barrow Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Culliford, Rolfe & Barrow in London, England around 1795-1797. Two of their three surviving instruments are in the Smithsonian collection. This piano is serial number 3409 and has a compass of FF-f3, an English double action, leather hammers, double-strings throughout, with tuning pins on right, 1 hand stop: lute, 2 pedals (later addition): bass and treble dampers, wood frame, and a wood case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1790-1792
maker
Culliford, Rolfe & Barrow
Place Made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
MI*315665
catalog number
315665
accession number
58488
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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