Nunns Upright Piano

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Description (Brief)
This upright piano was made by Robert and William Nunns in New York, New York about 1831. It is a short cabinet upright, about 61 inches high. This piano is serial number 1444 and has a compass of FF-f4, an English sticker action, felt (?) hammers, double-strings, 2 pedals: keyboard shift and dampers, mahogany veneered case, and a silk front panel.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1832-1834
maker
Robert & William Nunns
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
felt? (hammers: material)
wood? (frame: material)
mahogany veneer, silked front (case: material)
Measurements
overall: 62 1/2 in x 46 in x 24 in; 158.75 cm x 116.84 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
MI.315699
catalog number
315699
accession number
58488
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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