Steinway & Sons Upright Piano

Description (Brief)
This upright piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York, New York in 1882. It is serial number 47653 and has a compass of AAA-a4, standard upright action, felt hammers, 1, 2, and 3 strings per note, 2 pedals: “soft” and dampers, a one-piece iron frame, cross-strung, and an ebonized case with two glass panels in the upper front panel.
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Object Name
date made
Steinway & Sons
Physical Description
felt (hammers: material)
one-piece iron (frame: material)
ebonized (case: material)
overall: 48 1/2 in x 58 1/4 in x 27 1/2 in; 123.19 cm x 147.955 cm x 69.85 cm
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 Steinway & Sons
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