Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

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Description (Brief)
This grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York, New York in 1892. It was played by composer and pianist, Ignacy Jan Paderewski during his first U.S. tour in seventy-five concerts from1892-1893. This piano is serial number 717227 and has a compass of AAA-c5, repetition action, layers of felt hammers, single-, double-, and triple-strings, 3 pedals: una corda, sustention, and dampers, one-piece cast-iron frame, cross-strung, and an ebonized wood case.
date made
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Steinway & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
felt (overall material)
overall: 290 cm x 152 cm x 101 cm; 114 3/16 in x 59 13/16 in x 39 3/4 in
ID Number
serial number
accession number
310 654
Credit Line
Gift of Steinway & Sons
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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