Pianoforte

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1814-1815

GUSN

GUSN-57734

Description

Piano with rectangular case; six turned reeded legs with brass collars and casters. Red morocco leather inserts mounted behind fretwork on front panel over keyboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pianos
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
cherry (wood)
Federal
Instrument, Keyboard
Piano
Piano, Square
Piano, Square

Inscription

"Hayts/Babcock +/Appleton/No 6/Milk-Street, BOSTON" (Stencilled gilt script within a gold circle)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Hayts, Babcock & Appleton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Musical T&E; Musical Instruments

Dimensions

34 3/4 x 67 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3820

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)