Nunns Upright Piano

Nunns Upright Piano

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Description (Brief)
This upright piano was made by Robert and William Nunns in New York, New York about 1830. It is a small cottage piano about 42 inches high. The metal frame would suggest that this piano was modernized at some time. This piano is serial number 1223 and has a compass of FF-f4, tape-check upright action, felt hammers, single-strings, some wound, 2 pedals: keyboard shift and dampers, metal frame, straight-strung, and a mahogany (veneer?) case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1824-1833
maker
Robert & William Nunns
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
felt (hammers: material)
metal (frame: material)
mahogany (veneer?) (case: material)
Measurements
overall: 42 1/2 in x 45 3/4 in x 22 3/4 in; 107.95 cm x 116.205 cm x 57.785 cm
ID Number
MI.315698
catalog number
315698
accession number
58488
Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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