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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1844-1846
maker
Huppmann, George
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
MI*315711
catalog number
315711
accession number
58488
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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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