Stodart Square Piano

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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1819-1821
maker
Stodart, William
Place Made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
MI*315668a
catalog number
315668a
accession number
58488
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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