Longman & Broderip Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Longman & Broderip

Year: c.1788

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): L=158

Current location: Not on display

General description: English double action in a mahogany case. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. This piano is an early example of the English double action.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: divided damper and lute handstop

Octaves: 5

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: By Royal Patent / Longman & Broderip / Musical Instrument Makers / No. 26 Cheapside & No. 13 Haymarket / London

Edition/serial number: 1537

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