Nunns Upright Piano

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.
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Object Name
date made
Robert & William Nunns
Physical Description
felt? (hammers: material)
wood? (frame: material)
mahogany veneer, silked front (case: material)
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
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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