Huppmann Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by George Huppmann in Baltimore, Maryland about 1845. It is one of three pianos in the Smithsonian by Huppmann. This piano has a compass of FF-f4, Viennesse action, felt hammers, single-strings for the first 6 notes, double-strings for the rest, tuning pins in the front, 2 pedals (missing): moderator and dampers, wood frame, and a mahogany case (?) with legs that are probably not original.
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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