Organ; Cornish Company; 19th century; 2011.258

Name/Title

Organ

About this object

Organ; a large organ made in Washington, New Jersey by the Cornish Company. The organ has a wooden casing, with carved and turned details and fretwork over red fabric along the front. The keys are constructed of wood covered with white plastic and ebony. A gold transfer above the keys reads: "Cornish Company Washington New Jersey U.S.A."

Maker

Cornish Company

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

19th century

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Burlington county, Washington

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, synthetic, plastic
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Transfer reads: "Cornish Company Washington New Jersey U.S.A."

Measurements

Large

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

musical instrument

Object number

2011.258

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Comments
Zach Sandy 30 Apr 2012 15:33 PM,UTC

Hello my name is Zach Sandy. I have a 16 key cornish that i know nothing about. i was hoping to get in touch with someone who could tell me more. If you would please email me back i would happily send pics or more.

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