Chamber organ

1885 or 1886
Hilborne L. Roosevelt (1849–1886)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Height 149.6 cm, width 147.1 cm, depth 73.8 cm (Height 58 7/8 in., width 57 15/16 in., depth 29 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.132

Medium or Technique

Cherry

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

1889, Trinity Church (Episcopal), Van Deusenville (near Great Barrington), Massachusetts, according to Trinity Church records from 1889, "the parishioners have, by subscription, purchased a new portable pipe organ (Roosevelt make)." By 1965, used-furniture dealer, Housatonic, Massachusetts; 1965, sold by used-furniture dealer to Mr. and Mrs. Lehman, New York; 1976, gift of the Lehmans to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1976)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Lehman