Original Instrument Collection

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This new section of the website fully describes three original keyboard instruments from late eighteenth-century London and one from mid nineteenth-century.

“…when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”

— Samuel Johnson, 1777.

1770 Baker Harris bentside spinet 61K jpeg   1773 Kirckman harpsichord keyboard 51K jpeg   1796 Broadwood square pianoforte keyboard 51K jpeg
1770 Baker Harris bentside spinet   1773 Kirckman harpsichord   1796 Broadwood square pianoforte

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