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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Huppmann, George
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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