Catalogue number: 12.1
Original name: Square Piano.
Maker: John Broadwood & Sons.
Place of origin: London, c.1830.
Overall size: Compass: Six octaves: F1 - F7.
Technical description: Typical late square piano. Original tuning pins.
Inscription: “John Broadwood & Sons / Makers to Her Majesty & the Princesses / Great Pultney Street, Golden Square / LONDON”.
Repair history: Early 1990s; substantial but unsympathetic.
Usable pitch: a’ = 430 Hz.
Illustration references: See below.
Previous owner: Chris Hedge, donated September 2001.