Stewart Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by James Stewart in Baltimore, Maryland around 1820. The inscription in the inside piano indicates that James Stewart made this piano at “No. 74 South Fourth Street” in Philadelphia. This piano has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, leather hammers, triple-string, first 8 notes are wound, with tuning pins at right, 2 pedals: possibly both dampers, wood frame, and a mahogany case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1820
maker
Stewart, James
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
MI*299861
catalog number
299861
accession number
61285
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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