Geib Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by William Geib in New York, New York around 1835. William was the son of John Geib, a prominent piano maker and dealer and music publisher in New York. This piano is serial number 6662 and has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, felt (?) hammers, double-strings throughout, 1 pedal: dampers, wood frame, and a rosewood case.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1825-1830
maker
Geib, William
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MI.315696
catalog number
315696
accession number
58488
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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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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