Steinway & Sons Grand Piano


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: 1892

User: Paderewski, Ignacy JanMaker: Steinway & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Steinway & Sons

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.74.07Serial Number: 71227Accession Number: 310654Catalog Number: 74.07

Object Name: piano

Physical Description: iron (overall material)felt (overall material)Measurements: overall: 290 cm x 152 cm x 1010 cm; 114 3/16 in x 59 27/32 in x 397 5/8 inoverall: 37 3/4 in x 54 in x 90 in; 95.885 cm x 137.16 cm x 228.6 cm


Record Id: nmah_609326

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