Huppmann Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by George Huppmann in Baltimore, Maryland about 1848. Huppmann’s pianos were known for their ornate design and good workmanship. His piano is possibly serial number 299 and has a compass of FF-f4, Viennese action, single-strings for the first 4 notes, double-strings for the rest, tuning pins in the front, 2 pedals: dampers and moderator, wood with iron hitch-pin plate frame, and a crotch mahogany or rosewood case.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1847-1849
maker
Huppmann, George
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
MI.315710
catalog number
315710
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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