Davis Pipe Organ

Davis Pipe Organ

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This pipe organ was made by William Davis in New York, New York, in 1863. It has a single keyboard, with a compass of C - g3. The organ’s disposition is as follows:

8' Open Diapason
4' Principal
8' Stopped Diapason (chimney flute)
4' Flute (from f)
8' Dulciana (from f)

This organ was in use in the Christ Episcopal Church in Jordan, New York for over a hundred years. It was purchased by the donor in the 1960s, and donated to the Smithsonian in 1971.

Location
Currently not on view
Currently not on view (blower, stop actions, swell pedal)
Currently not on view (organ parts)
Currently not on view (pipes, organ parts)
Object Name
organ
date made
1863
maker
Davis, William
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 160 in x 82 1/2 in x 66 in; 406.4 cm x 209.55 cm x 167.64 cm
ID Number
MI.70.20
accession number
293458
catalog number
70.20
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Roeckelein
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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