Longman & Broderip Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Longman & Broderip

Year: c. 1780

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): W=155

Current location: Not on display

General description: Single action in a mahogany case. Square tapered legs on brass casters as art of a chassis. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Bichord with open-spun bass strings. Original long, thin tuning pins. The damper felt is not original.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: Divided damper handstop and lute handstop

Octaves: 5

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Longman and Broderip / Musical Instrument Makers / No 26 Cheapside and No 13 Haymarket / London

Edition/serial number: 615

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