Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

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This grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York in 1936. Called the “Medium” grand, this piano is 5'7" in length and offers the best of both worlds, a professional quality piano appropriate for a home both in size and acoustics. This piano is a model M with serial number 288983. The piano has a compass of AAA-c5, Steinway accelerated action, felt hammers, steel strings, single-, double-, and triple-strung, 3 pedals: una corda, sustention, and dampers, a one-piece-iron frame, cross-strung, and a dark mahogany veneer case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1936
maker
Steinway & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
felt (overall material)
steel (overall material)
iron (overall material)
wood (overall material)
ID Number
1985.0935.01
catalog number
1985.0935.01
accession number
1985.0935
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcolm Watkins, in memory of Lura Woodside Watkins
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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