Broadwood and Sons piano
Date: 1798 - 1818 |
Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
Music was an important part of education for upper-class Americans, especially young women. Women's boarding schools or seminaries emphasized music as one of the key social graces and educational achievements. This piano was made in London by Broadwood and Sons. Pianos were not commonly listed in estate inventories in the South at this time. More detail about the piano and its history are detailed in the accompanying video. Date approximated. more...