Square Piano

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.

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