Perry Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by Richard Perry in New York, New York around 1809-1811. Piano makers named Perry are known in Dublin and Belfast in the early 19th century. Richard Perry, possibly and immigrant from Ireland, was recorded in New York only from 1809-1811. This piano has a compass of FF-c4, an English double action, double-strings throughout, tuning pins on right, wood frame, and a mahogany case.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Perry, Richard
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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