Kahl Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Johann Francis Kahl in Washington, D.C. around 1843-1844. Kahl was born in Diedenberg, Germany and came to Washington in 1840. This piano has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, single-strings, first octave, double-strings for rest, pins at rear, an iron hitch-pin plate with numerous cut-outs, and a rosewood case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1834-1844
maker
Kahl, Johann Francis
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
MI*303522
catalog number
303522
accession number
62559
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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