Sellers Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by John Sellers in Alexandria, Virginia about 1810. The inscription on the piano reads “John SELLERS / Musical Instrument Maker / ALEXANDRIA.” This piano has a compass of FF-f3, an English single (Zumpe type), double-strings, 1 knee lever: dampers (?), wood frame, and a mahogany with light and dark stringing.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Sellers, John
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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