Parlor Organ

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-103401

Description

Upright walnut parlor organ, stepped pediment top, front features an applied pierced and carved frieze with small wood shelf below for holding music, slanted cover with two recessed geometric shapes, lid retracts into body, ivory keyboard and panel with eight labeled knobs, applied carved scrolled moldings down arms and sides with rosettes in relief, bottom is split into three panels each with a recessed shape, two large foot pedals in center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ORGAN, PARLOR

Inscription

"Prescott Organ Co. / CONCORD, N.H." Knobs: "Sub Bass / Flute / Melodia / Forte / Celeste / Viola / Picolo / Gamba" (Paint)

Associated Person

Adams, Amanda Blake
Mosow, Lois Adams
Adams, Nathaniel, Mr.
Vogt, Shirley Adams
Adams, Susan Foster

Additional Identification Number

3129

Maker

Prescott Organ Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Concord, NH; Pittsfield, NH; Chichester, NH

Dimensions

45 in x 45 1/2 in x 24 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.8

Reference Notes

Historic New England Magazine, Summer 2008.