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Square pianoforte

A mid eighteenth century George III early square piano housed in a rectangular wooden box structure with the lid at the front lifting to reveal the keyboard. The top cover lifts to reveal soundboard, mechanism and strings within. Made by Freidrich / Frederick Beck and inscribed 'Fredericus Beck, Londini, fecit 1769'.

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    Beck, Frederick [Person]
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    McLean Museum and Art Gallery
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:McLean Museum and Art Gallery
  • Measurements:W-46.6 L-128.5 cm