Swiss Pipe Organ


This pipe organ was made by an undetermined maker, possibly in Toggenburg, Switzerland, around 1775-1799. It has a single keyboard, with a compass of C - c3. The organ’s stop list is as follows:

8' Gedeckt
4' Principal
4' Flute
2' Octave
1 1/3 Quint
1' Octave

Date Made: 1775-1799

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Switzerland

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Lukas F. Burckhardt

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.71.01Accession Number: 290540Catalog Number: 71.01

Object Name: organ

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paint (overall material)ivory (overall material)Measurements: overall: 81 in x 67 1/4 in x 36 1/2 in; 205.74 cm x 170.815 cm x 92.71 cm


Record Id: nmah_606036

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