Chickering Square Piano

Chickering Square Piano

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This square piano was made by Chickering in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850. It is a fine example of a mid-19th century square and is in playable condition. This piano is serial number 10683 and has a compass of CC-c5, an English double action, leather hammers, single-strings for the first 5 notes, double-strings for the rest, 2 pedals: dampers and moderator, an iron frame, and a rosewood case.
Object Name
date made
Chickering, Jonas
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
overall: 94 cm x 193.1 cm x 94.1 cm; 37 in x 76 in x 37 1/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
The Honorable Richard P. Butrick
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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