Erben Pipe Organ

Erben Pipe Organ

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Description

This pipe organ was made by Henry Erben in New York, New York, in 1848. It has a single keyboard, with a compass of C - c4, and a pedalboard (no separate pedal pipes), with a compass of C – c. The organ’s stop list is as follows:

8' Dulciana (from c)
8' Flute (from c)
4' Principal
8' Diapason bass (C - B)

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
organ
date made
1848
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 35 1/4 in x 50 in x 29 in; 89.535 cm x 127 cm x 73.66 cm
ID Number
MI.69.17
accession number
283514
catalog number
69.17
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Howard Brown
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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