Loud & Brothers Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Loud & Brothers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1830. Brothers, Thomas and John Loud were in originally in partnership and joined by another brother, Philologus in 1822, which was then known as Loud & Brothers. This piano is serial number 912 and has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action with escapement, double-strings, first 8 notes are wound, with tuning pins on the right, 1 pedal: dampers (?), wood frame, and a wood case.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Loud & Brothers
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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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