John Broadwood & Son Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Broadwood & Son

Year: 1803

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): L=60 W=165 H=23

Current location: Not on display

General description: English single action in a mahogany case with a satinwood nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Single bridge. The piano is bichord throughout, with open-spun bass strings. Leather hammer heads, original tuning pins, and English underdampers.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-c3

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: John Broadwood & Son / Makers to his Majesty and the Princefses / Great Pulteney Street Golden Square / London 1803

Edition/serial number: 9791

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