Tallman Square Piano

Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by John Tallman in New York, New York around 1835-1838. Like the Tallman square piano in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, this piano was decorated by the famous New York engraver Samuel Maverick. This piano has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, double-strings of which the first 8 are wound with tuning pins at the rear, 1 pedal: dampers, an iron hitch-pin plate frame, and a mahogany case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1835-1838
maker
Tallman, John
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MI*299836
catalog number
299836
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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