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Harpsichord (after 18th-century type)

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Provenance

Before 1920, Edward F. Searles (1841-1920), Methuen, Massachusetts; by 1920, by inheritance to B. Allen Rowland (1910-1991), New Castle, New Hampshire; 1981, gift of the estate of B. Allen Rowland, Lawrence, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

The Edward F. Searles Musical Instrument Collection; Gift of Edward S. Rowland, Benjamin A. Rowland, Jr., George B. Rowland, Daniel B. Rowland, Rodney D. Rowland and M.A. Swedlund in memory of their father, Benjamin Allen Rowland

1906–07

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 238.6 cm, width 95.8 cm, case height 26.8 cm (Length 93 15/16 in., width 37 11/16 in., case height 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.752

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones