Loud & Brothers Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Loud & Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1818-1822. Piano makers by the name of Loud first appear in Philadelphia directories in 1811 but are no longer listed after 1854. This piano is serial number 80, and has a compass of FF-c4, an English double action, double strings throughout with tuning pins at right, 1 pedal: damper, a wood frame and a mahogany (?) case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1818-1822
maker
Thomas & John Loud
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
MI*291107
catalog number
291107
accession number
59954
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
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