Huppmann Square Piano

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1844-1846
maker
Huppmann, George
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
MI.315711
catalog number
315711
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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