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Improved semi grand piano

Date made: c.1835

Description: This is a mahogany piano with a wooden frame, circa 1835. The inscription on an ivory plaque reads, "Patent John Broadwood & Sons Manufacturers to her Majesty Great Pulteney Street Golden Square London". The carved and fretted panel above the keyboard is made of rosewood. The case is made with specially-selected figured mahogany which has now faded. The turned legs, terminating in brass castors, have neo-classical carvings at their tops and can be removed to transport the musical instrument.

Measurements: overall: 93 cm x 123 cm x 224 cm

Materials: ivory, wood

Object name: piano

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: R-0171/X


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