Stodart Square Piano

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Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by William Stodart in London, England around 1820. His uncle, Robert Stodart founded his own piano company in 1775. Robert Stodart retired from making pianos around 1795, and his nephews William and Matthew continued the business, separately and together, until 1861. This piano is serial number 4311 and has a compass of FF-c4, an English double action, leather hammers, double-strings throughout, with tuning pins at rear, 1 pedal (missing): dampers, wood frame, and a wood case with metal medallions.
Currently not on view
date made
Stodart, William
Place Made
United Kingdom: England, London
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Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History