Horizontal Grand Pianos

Joseph Kirckman

Joseph Kirckman

(London), c.1798.

Mahogany
Length 7ft 5 ½ ins (2.273m)
5 ½ octaves, FF to c4.
Una Corda and Forte pedals in the legs of the trestle stand.
Separate bass bridge.

Johann Fritz

Johann Fritz

(Vienna), c.1815.

Mahogany
Length 7ft 4ins (2.235m)
6 octaves, FF to f4, "Viennese" action.
Four pedals: due corde; forte; piano; Turkish music, i.e. bells, "cymbal" and "drum".
One knee-lever: "bassoon".

William Stodart and Son

William Stodart and Son

(London), c.1831.

Mahogany
No. 8708
Length 7ft 3ins (2.21m)
6 1/3 octaves. CC to f4.
With "compensation frame".

Robert Wornum

Robert Wornum

(London), c.1842.

Rosewood
No. 328/5815
Bichord
Length 69 ½ ins (1.767m)
6 octaves FF to f4.
"Pocket Grand Piano-Forte".
Up-striking downstriker action.