Grand piano

probably 1859
Hallet, Davis & Co. (American, founded in 1847)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 205.8 cm, width 131 cm, case height 35.3 cm, height with legs 98.5 cm (Length 81 in., width 51 9/16 in., case height 13 7/8 in., height with legs 38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.56

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1895, Oliver Ames (1831-1895), North Easton, Massachusetts, who was governor of the state from 1887-1890. 1927, by descent as a family heirloom to Anna A. Gilmore, North Easton, Massachusetts, on the occasion of her wedding; 1986, gift of Gilmore to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 26, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Anna G. Gilmore