Thomas Tomkison Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Tomkison, Thomas

Year: c.1810

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): L=61 W=165 H=22

Current location: Not on display

General description: Single action in a mahogany case. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Open wound bass strings. The damper levers are made out of whale baleen, more common on early pianos dated before or around 1800. Two pedals, being a damper and a moderator.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-c3

Pedals: damper, moderator

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Grand and Square Piano Forte Manufacturers / Tho.s Tomkison. Dean Street, Soho, London

Edition/serial number: 970

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