Nunns Square Piano

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Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Robert and William Nunns for Dubois & Stodart in New York, New York about 1830. Robert Nunns and his brother William emigrated from London to New York about 1821, and both worked for two years in the shop of Kearsing & Sons. They established the firm of Robert & William Nunns in 1823, manufacturing pianos both for themselves and for the company of Dubois & Stodart. This piano is serial number 613 and has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, double-strings throughout, first 10 wound, with tuning pins in rear, 1 pedal: dampers, an iron hitch-pin plate frame, and a mahogany case.
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date made
Robert & William Nunns
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
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Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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