Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

Steinway & Sons Grand Piano

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Description (Brief)
This grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York, New York in 1892. It was played by composer and pianist, Ignacy Jan Paderewski during his first U.S. tour in seventy-five concerts from1892-1893. This piano is serial number 717227 and has a compass of AAA-c5, repetition action, layers of felt hammers, single-, double-, and triple-strings, 3 pedals: una corda, sustention, and dampers, one-piece cast-iron frame, cross-strung, and an ebonized wood case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
date made
1892
user
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
maker
Steinway & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
felt (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 290 cm x 152 cm x 1010 cm; 114 3/16 in x 59 27/32 in x 397 5/8 in
overall: 37 3/4 in x 54 in x 90 in; 95.885 cm x 137.16 cm x 228.6 cm
ID Number
MI.74.07
serial number
71227
accession number
310654
catalog number
74.07
Credit Line
Gift of Steinway & Sons
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National Museum of American History
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