Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

Description (Brief):

This piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York in 1939. It was designed by Walter Dorwin Teague for the United States Pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. The piano, Model D concert grand, is serial number 295811. It has a compass of AAA-c5, Steinway accelerated action (replaced), felt hammers, one, two, or three strings per note, 3 pedals: una corda, sustention, and dampers, a one-piece iron frame, cross-strung, and a maple veneer case with gilded ornamentation.

Date Made: 1939

Maker: Steinway and Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Transferred from General Services Administration

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0216.01Accession Number: 1989.0216Catalog Number: 1989.0216.01

Object Name: piano

Physical Description: felt (overall material)wood (overall material)iron (overall material)Measurements: overall: 40 in x 66 in x 108 in; 101.6 cm x 167.64 cm x 274.32 cm


Record Id: nmah_606750

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