De Ruijter Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Petrus Cornelius Norbertus De Ruijter

Year: c.1833

Geography: Breda / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=70 W=170 H=30

Current location: Not on display

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: forte

Inscriptions

"P. De Ruijter/Breda"

Context: This piano was used by Princess Sophie, the first wife of King William III of the Netherlands. Princess Sophie was daughter of the German King William I of W├╝rtemberg and Grand duchess Catharina Paulowna of Russia.

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