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Rococo Revival style; 1878
New York; Steinway & Sons

An expensive luxury item, pianos were in use at Hampton from the early 1790s on. This is one of two Steinways the Ridgelys bought in the post-Civil War era. This one was originally used in to family’s town house and came to Hampton around 1908.

Rosewood, white pine, other woods, iron, ivory, ebony. H 94.5, W 201.9, D 101.4 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 4804