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Jankó Upright Piano, Musical Glasses, and Chickering Grand Piano

Janko Piano, Musical Glasses, and Chickering Grand Piano

Left:   NMM 4168. Upright piano by Decker Brothers, New York, ca. 1895. Unique keyboard invented by Paul von Jankó, a Hungarian musician and engineer, in 1882. Gift of Mrs. Merritt A. Williamson, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987, in memory of her husband.

Center:  NMM 4150. Grand harmonicon (musical glasses) by Francis Hopkinson Smith, Baltimore, ca. 1825. Twenty-four glasses. Gift of Mrs. Fred Glover, Jr., Charlotte, North Carolina, 1987.

Right:  NMM 1214. Grand piano by Chickering, Boston, ca. 1884. Gift of Ravenswood Congregational Church, Chicago/Yankton College, 1970.

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