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PABST Louis 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1950 London ??
PACK Richard John  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882-93

PACK Richard John & Son (**1882)

 

256, Camberwell Road, S.E. (**1882)(**1884), 251, Camberwell Road, S.E. (*1893), London
PACKER Charles

 

Patent of 1848 : "Dec. 29 -N° 1715 - Towns and Packer - Oxford Street - Improvements in the action of pianofortes." The Mechanics' Magazine, 06/01/1849, p. 24

 

LONDON - "A bichord grand, made by Messrs. Towns and Packer, has the power of transposing through a range of four semitones above or below the original key. It has, for this purpose, an arrangement for shifting the key-board and action in a lateral direction. This is the original way in which the transposing piano-forte was made. (Vide remarks on Mr. Addison’s piano-forte, ante.)" Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences, 1851, p. 37

LONDON - "494 Towns & Packer, 20 Oxford Street - Manufacturers. Grand transposing pianoforte : the pitch can with facility be raised or lowered two notes from the original key, without affecting its touch or durability. Microphonic cottage pianoforte up to A in alt. of economical construction." Official description and illustrated catalogue of the Great exhibition, 1851, p. 469

 

 

'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1843-52

TOWNS & PACKER (*1841)(*1843)(*1849), see also TOWNS

  "MESSRS. TOWNS & PACKERS, 20, OXFORD STREET.—HORIZONTAL SEMI-GRAND TRANSPOSING PIANOFORTE.—To transpose Music by semitonic progression two whole tones higher or lower than the original Scale or Key in which it was composed, for the accommodation of Singers. Its novelty is attributable to the introduction of a power by which the key-board is moved for the purposes of transposition, and its superiority is the fact that the tone and touch are not in the least affected by the use of this moving power. This Instrument has the repetition touch so much approved of by the Profession in the Grand Pianofortes." Official descriptive and illustrated catalogue of the Great exhibition 1851, p. 29

Exhibitors list London, 1851

 

20, Oxford Street (*1841)(*1843)(*1849)(**1852), London
PAGETT Thomas 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1852 2, Brompton Road, Knghtsbuildings (**1852), London
PAGNE & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1895-1909  

47-49, Fortess Road, N.W. (*1895)(*1897)(*1899)(*1903), 28-34, Fortess Road, N.W. (*1906)(*1909), London

 

PAIN H. W.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

7, The Village, Old Charlton, S.E. (x1906), London

 

PAISH J. T.

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1870 (xx1890)]

PAISH J. T. (xx1890)

PAISH & Co (x1906)

Owner : Harry E. DALE (x1906)

Exeter

'Musikal.-, Piano-Handlung, Konzert-Agentur' (x1906) in Exeter

Paignton

'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung' in Paignton

'Musikal.-, Piano-Handlung, Konzert-Agentur' (x1906)

Torquay

'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

'Piano- u. Instrumenten-Handlung, Konzert-Agentur' (x1906) in Torquay

 

 

14-15, Arcade (x1906), Exeter

78-79, Fleet Street (xx1890)(x1906), Torquay

Dartmouth Place (xx1890), 14, Victoria Street (x1906), Paignton

 

PAISLAY  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

Representative for BRANDES, Berlin (x1906)

 

 

79½, Gracechurch Street, E.C. (x1906), London

 

PALMER Alfred Ernst Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1884 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

111, Northgate Street (x1906), Great Yarmouth
PALMER Henry  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1875 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- und Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

15, Silver Street (xx1890)(x1906), Kettering
PALMER J.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

16, High Street (x1906), Godalming
PALMER James Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1875-80 95 A, Mount Pleasant E. (*1875)(**1880), Liverpool
PALMER Samuel H.   Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1870 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

31, New Arcade (xx1890)(x1906), Sunderland
PALMER & Son  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 [since 1870 (xx1890)]

'Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

 

14, Warwick Street (xx1890), Worthing
PAMMENT & SMITH Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1906 [since 1893 (x1906)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

90, High Street (x1906), Kings-Lynn (Norfolk)

 

PAPE Henry

(1789 - 1875)

 

Patent of 1839 : "HENRY PAPE, of Little Newport-street, Leicester-square, musical instrument maker, for certain improvements on stringed musical insrtuments. July 2 ; six months." The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 2, 1839, p. 318

Patent of 1841 : "PAPE, HENRY. - Improvements in castors. The patentee constructs his castors with two wheels or rollers each." Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications, Volume 24, 1969, p. 88

> SEE MORE PATENTS ...

 

'Pianoforte-maker' since 1815 in Paris, France

It looks like these addresses were just branches.

There lived a August Pape in London, 37, King William Street (1883), family of PAPE Jean Henri in Paris, France (°1815)

 

67, Fth Street Soho Square (1837), Little Newport Street, Leicester Square (*1839), 75, Lower Grosvenor Street (1845), 106, New Bond Street (1843)(1846)(1847)(1848), 33, Soho Square (1849)(1850)(1851)(1853)(1855), London
PAPPS John Henry & Son (Louis Frank)  

Patent of 1898 : "Device for sustaining and adjusting tension of wires of pianofortes." See Google Patents

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1946

'Piano-Fabrik' (x1906)

"Papps & Son, 10 Norfolk St, Southsea— Piano makers and dealers." (*1921)

February 11th 1946 - Papps and Son announce that their factory has been released from war work and can execute complete overhauls and re-polishing of pianos. (historyinportsmouth.co.uk)

 

105, St. James's Road (x1906), 10, Norfolk Street (*1921), Southsea, Portsmouth
PARFITT & DENHAM  

LONDON - "Mr. W. PARFITT, Caledonian-road, shows, at 3,654, an ebonised case of elegant design, and another of ordinary form in Hungarian ash in which there is a skilful arrangement of grain." The Furniture Gazette, 01/07/1885, p. 311

 

'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1882-85

They made also pianos for Samuel HAY in Glasgow, Scotland

Exhibitors list London, 1885

North Road, Caledonian Road, N. (**1882), Caledian Road, N. (**1884)(**1885), London
PARK Brothers  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

300, Albany Road, Camberwell, S.E. (x1906), London

 

PARKE Arthur  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

537, Green Lanes, Harringgay Park, N. (x1906), London

 

PARKE Walter  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1847 (x1906)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

'Piano-, Harmonium u. Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

Cannon Square (xx1890)(x1906), Retford

 

PARKER & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

138, Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park (x1906), London

 

PARKER & Co  

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1882-1915

'Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

Pianoforte importers (*1914)(*1915)

PARKER PIANO Co (?)

 

 47, London Wall, E.C. (**1882)(**1884), 112, Edgware Road, Hyde Park, W. (**1882)(**1884)(xx1890)(**1891), 143, Bishopsgate, Without, E.C. (x1906), 248, Wood Street, Walthamstow (x1906), 167, Bishopsgate, E.C. (*1914)(*1915), St. James Road (?), London
PARKER COLLARD S.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

 

37, Park Street, Camden Town, N.W. (xx1890), London

 

PARKER G. & Co 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1895-1903  Uxbridge Road (*1895)(*1897)(*1899)(*1903), London
PARKER J. & Sons  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

 

Gomersal (xx1890), Leeds

 

PARKER John & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1884 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.-Verlag, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

3, The Parade (xx1890)(x1906), Beckenham
PARKER John L.  

PUB

The Woburn Directory, 1868, p. 80

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1868 2, Wade Block (**1868), Woburn
PARKER Robert   Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1856 (xx1890)(x1906)]

Musikal.-, Piano- u. [Musik]instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

9, Bridge Street (xx1890), South Brink (x1906), Wisbech
PARKER & SMITH  

LONDON - "19. Messrs. Parker and Smith, of Plymouth, exhibit a pianoforte fitted with their patent “transverse laminated sounding-board,” which Mr. Brinley Richards and Mr. Lindsay Sloper commend." Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, 1872, p. 890-891

 

 

'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1872-1906 [since 1866 (x1906)]

'Piano-Fabrik, Musikal.- u. Instrumenten-Handlung' (x1906)

Exhibitors List London, 1872

 

117, Union Street, 5 Octagon Road (x1906), Plymouth
PARKER T. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (x1906)

32, York Street (x1906), Todmorden
PARKER W. P.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1875 (x1906)]

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

64, Woodsom Road, Highgate road, Kentish Town (x1906), London

 

PARKER William Phillips  

Patent of 1849 : "William Phillips Parker, of Lime-street, in the city of London, gentleman, for improvements in the construction of pianofortes. Patent dated May 15; six months. - (Communication.)" The Artizan, Volume 7, 1849, p. 135

 

'Gentleman' ca. 1849 Lime Street (**1849), London
PARKES & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

112, Plashet Green, East Ham (x1906), London

 

PARKES Henry   Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1910 [since 1864 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Piano- und Harmonium-Handlung' (xx1890)

104, Sheffield Moor (xx1890), 104, South Street, Moor (*1893)(*1895)(*1897)(x1906), Sheffield Moos. (*1903)(*1906)(*1910), Sheffield
PARKES & Son Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Hdlg.' (x1906)

High Street, Black Heath (x1906), Dudley
PARKIN John & Son 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1890-1910

'Pianofabrik' (xx1890)

14-[16], Henson Street, [City Road], Old Street, E.C. (xx1890)(**1891), Angrave Street, Hag. Station (*1895)(*1897)(*1899)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), London
PARKINSON F. A. W.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1873 (xx1890)(x1906)]

Wimbledon

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (xx1890) in Wimbledon

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906) in Wimbledon

London

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906) in London

 

 

MAIN FIRM : 22, Broadway (xx1890)(x1906), Wimbledon

BRANCH : 5, West Hill, Wandsworth (x1906), London

 

PARKINSON Frederick Charles 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1914-15 16, Stucley Place, Camden Town, N.W. (*1914)(*1915), London
PARKINGSON J. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890; (xx1890)

'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

Douglas (Isle of Man)
PARKINSON W.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1880-93

PARKINSON W. W. & Son (**1880)

PARKINSON W. & Son (*1893)

 

22, St. Ann's Square (**1880), 3, Police Street (*1893), Manchester
PARNELL John 'Pianoforte-maker' before 1821 London
PARR Ellis

Patent of 1882 : "Sep. 7, 1882. - ELLIS PARR and J. R. GIBSON. Improvements in steel frames and tin plates for pianofortes." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 233

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882-91 [since 1878 (xx1890)]

PARR Ellis (**1882)(**1884)

PARR Ellis & Co (xx1890)(**1891)

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890) - Owner : COHN & SIMON (xx1890)

 

 

97, Wigmore Street, W. (**1882)17a, Duke Street, Manchester Square, W. (**1882), 16, Long Lane, E.C. (**1884), 112, Chapell Street, W. (xx1890),  99, Oxford Street, W. (xx1890)(**1891), 1-2, Great Chapel Street, W. (**1891), London

 

PARSONS T. B.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

111, Linthorpe Road (x1906), Middlesbrough
PARTINGTON J. A.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

59, Victoria Street (x1906), Crewe
PARTRIDGE  

'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1798

1798 - "Died. At Worchester [.. ] Mr. Partridge of Worchestershire." The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 5, 1798, p. 154

 

Worchestershire
PARTRIDGE & Son  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

26, Market Hill (x1906), Sudbury
PASKELL Charles Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1897 (x1906)]

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Sprechmaschinen-Handlung' (x1906)

 

165, Spring Hill (x1906), Birmingham

 

 

PASQUALE & Co Ltd

Automatic pianoforte ca. 1898

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' of automatic pianofortes ca. 1906-15

PASQUALE & Co (x1906)

'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer' - 'Spez.: Piano-Harmoniums' (x1906)

PASQUALE & Co Ltd (*1914)(*1915)

 

9, Phoenix Place, Mount Pleasant, W.C. (x1906)(*1914)(*1915), London
PASS James  

Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1906-10 [since 1870 (x1906)]

PASS James (x1906)

PASS, JARNER (*1906)(*1909)(*1910)

'Musikal.- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

48, Cherry Street (x1906), Union Passage (x1906), 17, Union Passage (*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Birmingham
PATCHING & Co Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

Walton Road (x1906), East Molesey

PATERSON & Sons Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-10 26, Castle Street, Berners Street, W. (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
PATERSON W.  

Patent of 1871 : "June 21, 1871. - I. LIEBICH and W. PATERSON. Harp effects caused by tongues of metal placed between strings and hammers." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 223

 

'Pianoforte-maker and/or dealer ca. 1871 London ?
PAWLEY T. H.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' - 'Auch Stimmer' (x1906)

 

 

50, Brougham Road, Dalston, N.E. (x1906), London

 

PAYBERY & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

18a, De Beauvoir Road, Kingsland, N. (x1906), London

 

PAYNE & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1906

'Pianobauer' (x1906)

Broadway, Seven Kings (x1906), Ilford
PAYNE G. F.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

115, Bishop's Road, Cambridge Road, N.E. (x1906), 180, Bethnal Green Road, E. (x1906), London

 

PAYNE Ltd.  

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1895-1910 [since 1892]

PAYNE G. (*1910)

75c, Fortess Road, N.W. (**1895), 23-24, Fortess Road (*1910), London
PAYNE R.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 [since 1862 (xx1890)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- und Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

 

 

16, Castle Street (xx1890), Wycombe

 

PAYNE Tom. G.  

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1895-1915 [since 1891 (x1906)]

PAYNE T. G. (x1906), 'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer'

PAYNE G. (*1910)

PAYNE T. G. Ltd. (*1914)(*1915)(a)

PAYNE Ltd. (*1914)(*1915)(b)

75c, Fortess Road, N.W. (**1895), 28-34, Fortess Road, Kentish Town, N.W. (x1906), 23-24, Fortess Road (*1910), 75-81, Fortess Road, N.W. (*1914)(*1915)(b), 28-34, Fortess Road, N.W. (*1914)(*1915)(a), London
PAYNE W. S. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1907-09 180, Bethnal Green Road, E. (*1907)(*1909), London
PAYNE William Thomas

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1915 [since 1882 (xx1890)]

'Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

 

103, Approach Road, Victoria Park, E. (xx1890), 101-103, Approach Road, Victoria Park, E. (**1895)(x1906)(*1914)(*1915), 173-175, Stockwell Road, S.W. (**1904), 102, Churchfield Road, Acton, W. (x1906), 28-34, Fortess Road, Kentish Town, N.W. (x1906), 180, Bethnal Green Road, E. (*1914)(*1915), London

 

PAXTON W. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-10 19, Oxford Street, W. (*1906)(*1907), 95, New Oxford Street (*1910), London
PEACE Richard 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1880-1909 [since 1860 (xx1890)]

'Pianofabrik' (xx1890)

 

26, Eagle Wharf Road, New North Road, N. (**1880)(**1882), 52, Blackstock Road, Finsburypark, N. (xx1890)(**1891)(*1893)(*1895)(**1895)(*1897)(*1899)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909), London

 

 

PEACHEY George

'Piccolo Pianoforte' in an advertisement, The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, 1843, p. 382

Image of a 'Piccolo Pianoforte' in an advertisement of 1847, The Musical World, Volume 22, 1847, p. 675 - and also - 'Royal Victorie Piccolo Pianoforte', as exhibited at the Great Exhibition, The Lancet London : A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine ..., Volume 1, 1853, p. 354

'Piccolo Pianoforte', Specimens Exhibited at the Great Exhibition, Hyde-Park, The Lancet London : A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine ..., Volume 1, 1853, p. 146

 

 

"PIANOFORTE WAREHOUSE. ONE HUNDRED PIANOFORTES FOR GENERAL INSPECTION. PIANOFORTE WAREHOUSE. One hundres pianofortes for general inspection. GEORGE PEACHEY, Manufacturer, 73, BISHOPSGATE-STREET-VWTHIN, OPPOSITE THE MARINE SOCIETY. — PICCOLO PIANOFORTES. — G. P. respectfully solicits the attention of his Friends and the Public in general to those elegant and much-admired Instruments. They are particularly adapted for singing, from the peculiarity of their size, also possessing great power and sweetness of tone, equal to instruments of much larger construction. With an extensive Assortment of improved Cabinet Cottage, and Square Pianofortes, warranted, and at the unrest possible Prices; also a Collection of Secondhand, by various Makers. Instruments taken in exchange. N.B. Superior Instruments lent on hire. *„* Packing Cases lent free of expense." The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, 1843, p. 382

"By appointment to the queen. G. Peachey, Manufacturer of improved Cabinet, Cottage, Piccolo, & Square Pianofortes, 73, Bishopsgate Street within, Opposite the Marine Society.
Piccolo Pianoforte. PIANOFORTES, WARRANTED of the best manufacture, and at the lowest possible prices, for Instruments that can really be Warranted. G. PEACHEY respectfully invites his friends and the public to inspect his extensive stock of IMPROVED CABINET, COTTAGE, PICCOLO, and SQUARE PIANOFORTES, New Scale 6J Octaves, C to G, upon the most approved principles, for tone, touch, and durability, suitable to any climate. Also a large collection of secondhand, of every description, in good condition.
Superior Instruments Lent on Hire, in Town or Country. One Hundred Pianofortes for general inspection, & Packed free of expense. G. PEACHEY, 73, Bishopsoate-street Within, opposite the Marine Society." The Musical World, Volume 22, 1847, p. 675

 
 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1841-82

LONDON - "502. PEACHEY, G., 73 Bishopsgate Street Within — Manufacturer. Improved Pollard oak "Victoria" piccolo pianoforte. Improved rosewood "Albert" piccolo pianoforte." Official description and illustrated catalogue of the Great exhibition, 1851, p. 469

LONDON - "3431 Peachey, G. 73, Bishopsgate-st, Within.—Tri-chord piccolo pianos." International exhibition, 1862 : Official catalogue of the industrial department, 1862, p. 54


(continuation)

"City of London Pianoforte manufactory. - New Pianofortes for hire, with the option of Purchase or exchange, packed free. G. PEACHEY (Maker to the Queen), 73, Bishopsgate-street Within, opposite the Marine Society. Pianofortes prepared expressly for exportation. Pianofortes reinstated in tone and touch upon improved principles. Royal Victorie Piccolo Pianoforte, as exhibited at the Great Exhibition. The most extensive and elegant assortment of Pianofortes in London, New and Second-hand, of every description and price, for sale, hire, exchange, or exportation, at the lowest prices for instruments that really can be warranted. G. Peachey, manufactory and warehouse, 73, Bishopsgate Street Within, London." The Lancet London : A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine ..., Volume 1, 1853, p. 354

Exhibitors List London, 1851 | Exhibitors list London, 1862

 

73, Bishopgate, Within E.C. (**1841)(x1842)(*1843)(*1847)(**1852)(*1853)(*1858)(*1862)(**1882), 72-73, Bishopgate, Within E.C. (**1870), London
PEAKE J.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1858 (x1906)]

'Piano-, Orgel-, Instrumenten- u. Fahrräder-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

19, Bridge Street, Sunderland (x1906), London

 

PEAKE J. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1905-06

PEAKE J. & A. (x1906), 'Piano-Handlung'

New Brunswick Street (ca. 1905)(x1906), showrooms : 300 Queens Road (ca. 1905), Halifax
PEAKE James Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. [Musik]instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

Bridge Street (xx1890)(x1906), Sunderland
PEARCE J. T. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1873 (x1906)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Harmonium-Händler und -Stimmer' (x1906)

Post Office, Market Place (x1906), Bourne
PEARNE Thomas  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1856 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.- u.  Piano-Händler, -Stimmer u. -Reparateur' (x1906)

 

Carmel Cottage (x1906), Loose near   Maidstone
PEARSE Robert William
| PEARCE
 

Patent of 1867 : "Pearse. 16th November 1867. - 3255. Robert William Pearse, of Lewisham Road, Greenwich, in the County of Kent, for an invention for improvements in the means of and apparatus for developing or extending the power or sound of pianofortes or other similar keyed instruments. Letters Patent sealed." Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted ..., 1868, p. 210 - or - "Nov. 16, 1867. - R. W. PEARCE. Hollow case made on violin principle and placed under feet of piano." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 220

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1867

Lewisham Road (*1868), Greenwich, Kent
PEARSON R. H.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

 

10, Bold Street (xx1890)(x1906), Warrington
PEARSON T. & Son Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-10 36, Bishopsgate Street (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
PEASE & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1890 (x1906)]

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

5370, Barking Road, E. (x1906), London

 

PEAT R. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906; (x1906)

'Orgel- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung, Import von Pianos, Orgeln, Musikinstr.- u. Bestandteilen aller Art' (x1906)

Alfreton
PEAT W. T.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

5, Lower George Street (x1906), Richmond (Surrey)
PECK F. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-10 47, S. Molton Street, Grosvenor Square, W. (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
PECK John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-93 [since 1875 (xx1890)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

25-27, Church Street (xx1890)(*1893), Sheffield
PECKHAM N. 'Harpsichord Maker' ca. 1793 (Leigh Street, Red-Lion Square **1793), London
PEEK David & PEEK William  

1847 - "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership lately subsisting between us undersigned, David Peek and William Peek, of Camberwell-green, in the County of Surrey, as Piano-Forte-Manufacturers, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All debts due to or from the said Partnership are to be paid to and discharged by the said David Peek. - Dated this 30th day of August 1847. W.A. Peek D. Peek." The London Gazette, 17/09/1847, p. 3351

 

'Piano-Forte-Manufacturers' ca. 1847 Surrey
PEELE Thomas 'Pianoforte-maker' and 'repairer' ca. 1882-95  

65, Chenies Mews, W.C. (**1882)(**1884), 23, Bolsover Street, W. (**1891), 28, Stanhope Street, N.W. (**1895), London

 

PEMBERTON A.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1890 (x1906)]

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

4, Gloucester Pavement, Lea Bridge Road, N.E. (x1906), 276-278, Hoxton Street, N. (x1906), London

 

PEMBLETT John  

BRAND

Pianoforte-brand after 1911

Pianos made by KEMBLE, London

 

London
PENDERED W. & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 [since 1860 (xx1890)]

'Piano- u. Instr.-Händler' (xx1890)

 

 

Market Street (xx1890), Wellingborough

 

PENDLEBURY Thomas Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1892 (x1906)]

'Orgelbauer, Piano-Hdlr. u. -Stimmer' (x1906)

143-145, Glebe Street, Chadwick Street (x1906), Leigh
PENNINGROTH C.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1877 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musikal- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

31, North Parade (xx1890)(x1906), Bradford
PENSO Victor 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1906

'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer' - and - 'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

24-26, Duke Street, Bishopsgate, E. (x1906), , London
PENTON & LEEDHAM 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882-93

'Pianofabrik' (xx1890)

77, George Street, Euston Road [Square], N.W. (**1882)(**1884)(xx1890)(**1891)(*1893), London
PEPLER Sam  

Patent of 1882 : "May 22, 1882. - SAM PEPLER. Improvements to increase and improve the quality of tone." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 232

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882   London ?
PEPPERCORN William S.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1868-1910

PEPPERCORN William [S.] & Sons (**1884)(xx1890)

PEPPERCORN Ltd. (x1906), 'Piano-Handlung'

PEPPERCORN William (*1906)(*1907)(*1910)

 

15, Colvillr Road, Norfolk Terrace, Bayswater (***1868), 105, Talbot Road, Westbourne Park Road, W. (**1884)(xx1890), Broadway, Deptford, S.E. (x1906), 119, Cornwall Road (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
PERCIVAL Thomas  

'Musical Instrument maker' ca. 1818-22

PERCIVAL & KOHLER (*1818), see also KOHLER

 

2, Cleveland Row (**1818), 89, St. James's Street (*1818)(**1822), London
PERCY G. V.
| PERCEY
 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1909 [since 1876 (xx1890)]

PERCEY G. V. (xx1890)(x1906), 'Pianohandlung'

PERCY G. W. (*1907)(*1909)

9, Amyand Terrace, Richmond Road (xx1890)(x1906)(*1907)(*1909), Twickenham, London
PERCY PRIOR Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1900 High Wycombe
PERKINS Richard 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1818-25 9, Clarence Place, Hackney Road (*1818)(*1822)(x1825), London
PERRY Alfred & Son Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

North Street (x1906), Bridge Street (x1906), Bishop's Stortford
PERRY Thomas Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-, Orgel u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906) or 'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

Mozart House, High Street (x1906), Hetton-le-Hole, Durham
PERRY Thomas Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (xx1890)

Easington Lane (xx1890), Fencehouses
PETHER George or Georgius  

Square pianoforte of 1775, Eric Feller Early Keyboard Instruments Collection, Germany
Square pianoforte of 1779, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Square pianoforte of 1785, Private Collection, Buckinghamshire, England, U.K.

Square pianoforte ca. 1790, Musikinstrumentenmuseum, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

 

'Harpsichord and Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1775-94 (²)

Worked by KIRCKMAN

9, Berner Street, Oxford Street (P1775), London
PETTI Tomasso, HURREN & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' - and - 'Dreh-Pianos u. -Orgeln' (x1906)

 

 

6a, Bakers Row, Warner Street, E.C. (x1906), London

 

PETTIT E.
| PETIT
Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1909 [since 1870 (xx1890)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

East Dulwich Grove, S.E. (xx1890), 11, East Dulwich Grove, S.E. (*1907)(*1909), London
PEWTRESS Thomas Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1914-15 100-102, Villa Street, Walworth, S.E. (*1914)(*1915), London
PHELAN J. A. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906; (x1906)

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

Barnoldswick
PHELPS Benjamin

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-15 [since 1900]

PHELPS B. & Sons (x1906), 'Piano-Handlung'

 

79, Prince of Wales Road, N.W. (x1906)(*1914)(*1915), London
PHILCOX Oliver  

Patent of 1856 : "128. Oliver Philcox, of 30, Willes Road, Kentish Town, in the Parish of St. Pancras, in the County of Middlesex, for an invention for—" Increasing the effect and the facility in fingering the piano-forte, organ, or other musical instrument having a keyboard." Provisional protection only." Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted of ..., 1856, p. 10

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ? ca. 1856 30, Willes Road, Kentish Town, in the Parish of St. Pancras, Middlesex (*1856), London
PHILIPSON & Sons Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

67, Front Street (x1906), Tynemouth
PHILLIP Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1910 33, Bishopsgate Street, E.C. (*1910), London
PHILLIPE J. F.  

Patent of 1867 : "Feb. 4, 1867. - J. F. PHILLIPE. Metal frame cast in one piece." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 2

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer and/or inventor ca. 1867 London ?
PHILLIPS Alfred  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-15 [since 1868 (x1906)]

PHILLIPS Alfred Ltd. (x1906)(*1914)(*1915)

 

19, The Mall, Ealing, W. (x1906), 70, High Road Kilburn, N.W. (*1906)(*1907)(*1910)(*1914)(*1915), London
PHILLIPS E. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-10 Sterndale House, Clapham Com. (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
 

PHILLIPS E. C.

Image of an upright pianoforte on an advertisement,The Palace Journal, 13/08/1890, p. 4

 

 

"E. C. Phillips & Co.'s First Class - Pianofortes & Organs For cash or on easy terms. From 10/6 Month. A Liberal Discount for Cash. Every instrument garanteed for 15 years. Extensive showrooms : 415, Mare Street, Hackney. Pianofortes Tuned and Repaired [...] at Moderate Charges. Estimates free. Established 1855." The Palace Journal, 13/08/1890, p. 4

 

 

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1855 (xx1890)(x1906)]

PHILLIPS E. C. & Co (*1890)

PHILLIPS Miss (xx1890), 'Pianohandung'

PHILLIPS Henry (**1891)

PHILLIPS H. C. (*1893)

PHILLIPS [E. C.] & Co (x1906)(*1914)(*1915)(*1917)

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

PHILLIPS G. (19??)

End : 1927

 

415, Mare Street, Dalston Lane, Hackney (*1890)(xx1890), All Saint's Street (**1891), 1, Penton Street, Pentonville, N. (*1893), 415, Mare Street, Hackney, N.E. (x1906)(*1914)(*1915)(*1917), London
PHILLIPS Howard Morley  

Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1901-06 [since 1876 (x1906)]

PHILLIPS Howard Morley & Co (**1901)

PHILLIPS H. Morley (x1906)

'Musikal.-Verlag, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

5, Aberdeen buildings, High Street (**1901), High Street (x1906), Bromley
PHILLIPS John  

1850 - "Notice is hereby given, that the partnership heretofore carried on between us subsisting between us undersigned, Edwin Hyrons and John Phillips, as Piano-Forte-Manufacturers, carrying on bussiness at N° 29, John-Street, Tottenham-court-road, in the county of Middlesex, was dissolved by mutual consent as from the 31st day of december 1849. - Dated this 15th day of January 1850. Edwin Hyrons. J. Phillips." The London Gazette, 18/01/1850, p. 164

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1850

 HYRONS & PHILIPPS (xx1850)

 

29, John Street, Tottenham Court Road, Middlesex (xx1850), London
PHILLIPS & MAYHEW Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1822 17, Old Bond Street (**1822), London
PHILLIPS & PAGE Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1910

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

43, Kilburn High Road, N.W. (xx1890), 8, Oxford Market, W. (*1906)(*1907)(*1910), London
PHILLIPS R.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906

PHILLIPS R. & Co (xx1890), 'Piano-, Harmonium- u. Instr.-Handlung'

PHILLIPS & Co (x1906), , 'Piano-, Harmonium- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung'

 

1-7, Brighton Road (xx1890)(x1906), Redhill
PHILLIPS & Son  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

 

 

Bridge Street (xx1890), Kington (Hereford)

 

PHILLIPS & Sons  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

36-40, Newgate Street, E.C. (x1906), London

 

PHILLIPS Thomas 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1818 214, Tottenham Court Road, St. Giles (*1818), London
PHILLIPS Walter  

"MR. WALTER PHILLIPS, PIANOFORTE SHOW-ROOMS, HIGH STREET, PUTNEY. - THERE is no branch, of artistic culture which has made more rapid and gratifying progress in recent years than the study of music, undoubtedly facilitated by the advantageous terms upon which instruments of the highest quality can now be obtained by purchasers on an equitable system of deferred payments. In connection with this subject, attention is directed to the well-known establishment of Mr. Walter Phillips, whose pianoforte and music warehouse, High Street, Putney, presents many features of more than ordinary interest. The business was established by this gentleman in 1881, and has since the period of its foundation enjoyed a justly merited distinction as one of the leading houses in the suburban districts of the metropolis. The establishment is of handsome and commanding proportions, presenting a double frontage to the street, and containing spacious show-rooms, both on the ground floor and in the upper portion of the building. These apartments are fully stocked with a splendid assortment of instruments by all the most celebrated English and foreign manufacturers of high-class pianos, American organs, &c., selected with experienced skill especially for this trade, and unequalled in sound and reliable make, brilliancy of tone, and perfection of touch, combined with elegant modern designs and finished workmanship. In this class of instrument Mr. Phillips shows a very high-class “special new model” piano, which he guarantees for ten years, and which is justly claimed as the best and cheapest semi-cottage piano now before the public. Mr. Phillips is the pioneer of a novel system registered as the “Royal Road to Purchase,” by which high-class pianos by Collard, Brinsmead, Bechstein, Erard, Hopkinson, Broadwood, &c., are supplied at unusually low prices for cash, and, moreover, these cash prices can be extended over one, two, or three years without losing any part of the cash discount, or incurring any other additional expense, beyond a nominal charge of one shilling per week for the hire of the instrument, which is payable until the purchase is completed. This system has now been in successful operation for some years, and has resulted in a marvellous increase in the number of instruments sold on these terms by Mr. Phillips, who, it is satisfactory to note, relies chiefly on the recommendations of his customers, and on the genuineness of the instruments supplied, for the continuation of the conspicuous success of his novel and original system of purchase.

 

 

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1919 [since 1881 (xx1890)(x1906)]

PHILLIPS Walter (xx1890)(xx1893)(x1906)

'Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

PHILLIPS Walter & Co (*1917)

PHILLIPS Walter & Co Ltd. (*1918)(*1919)


(continuation)

It may be added that the old form of purchase, generally known as the three-years system has practically ceased to exist in those neighbourhoods in which the “Royal Road to Purchase” has been introduced. It is satisfactory to note that this ably conducted business is steadily growing in popular favour with all sections of residents in London and the suburbs, and that Mr. Phillips’ consistent efforts in catering for the requirements of the musical public have been fully appreciated and justly awarded a brilliant and continued success." Ilustrated London and its representatives of Commerce, 1893 (messybeast.com)

 

High Street, Putney, S.W. (xx1890), 83, High Street, Putney, S.W. (xx1893)(**1901)(**1904)(*1906)(x1906)(*1907)(*1910), 102, High Street, Putney, S.W. (*1916)(*1917)(*1918)(*1919), London
PHILLIPS William A. 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1803-25  

Little Tower Hill (*1803)(*1812), [Manor Row], Tower Hill (*1807)(*1808)(*1814), Manor Row, Little Tower Hill (**1822), 9, Mann's Row, Little Towerhill (x1825), London

 

PHILIPSON J. & Sons  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)

3, Tyne Street (xx1890), North Shields
PHILIPSON & Sons  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)

65; Front Street (xx1890), Tynemouth
PHILLIPSON George  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1811 (xx1890)(x1906)]

PHILLIPSON G. (xx1890) 'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung'

 PHILLIPSON George & Sons (x1906), 'Buch-, Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung'

 

Market Place (xx1890), 15, Market Place (x1906), Kingston-on-Thames (Surrey)
PHILO J. C.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

125, Willesden Lane, Kilburn (x1906), London

 

PHIPPS & Co  

'Musical Instrument & Music Sellers to their R. H. the Prince and Princess of Wales' ca. 1812-14

 

25, Duke Street, Grosvenor Square (*1812)(*1814), London
PHIPPS & HOLLOWAY Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1822 5, Hanway Street, Oxford Street (**1822), London
PIANO FACTORIES Ltd. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1914 24, Princess Street, Cavendish Square, W. (*1914), London
PIANOTIST Co. Ltd.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Fabrik der Klavierspiel-Apparate «Pianotist»' - and  -'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

Representative for J. G. GAVEAU, Paris (x1906)

 

 

94, Regent Street, W. (x1906), Factory : 36, Clipstone Street, off Great Titchfield Street, W. (x1906), London

 

PICKERING A. W.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'The Regent Music Warehouse' (x1906)

'Musikal.- u. Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

12, Hill Road (x1906), Clevedon
PICKERING & Son  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1851 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

114-120, Bank Top (x1906), Blackburn
PICKETT F.  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

1, Vale Road (x1906), Tunbridge-Wells
PICKETT Joseph  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1841-52

PICKETT & Co (x1842)

PICKETT Joseph & Co (**1852)

 

58, [Up] Marylebone Street (**1841)(x1842)(*1843)(**1852), London
PIERCY W.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1883 (x1906)]

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

116, Brook Street (x1906), Chester
PIKINS J. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1893 69, Southampton Street, Pentonville (*1893), London
PILCHER William 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1842 23, Upper Belgrave Place, Pimlico (x1842), London
PILLIN R. J.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1877 (x1906)]

'Orgelbauer, Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

57, St. Sepulchre Gate (x1906), Doncaster
PILLOW & Son  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1854 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

 

60, East Street (xxx1890), 94, East Street (x1906), Chichester
PILLOW T. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1895-97 43, Kentish Town Road, N.W. (*1895)(*1897), London
PINDER C. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1866 (xx1890) or since 1878 (x1906)]

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

Bishopsthorpe Road (xx1890), 15, Monkgate (x1906), York
PINK G. J.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

1, Gordon Terrace, Putney, S.W. (xxx1890), London
PINKER Thomas Joseph  

BRAND

DUCK Son & PINKER made pianomarks like BRISTOL

 
 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1883-1910

DUCK Son & PINKER (*1883)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), see DUCK

 

 

1-6, Pulteney Bridge (*1883), Bath

1, Royal Promenade, Clifton (*1903)(*1906)(*1909), 78, Queens Road (*1910), Bristol

Queens Ed (*1929), Clifton

 

PINNELL Edward Joseph & Co 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1914-15 Eaton Works, Wedmore Street, Upper Holloway, N. (*1914)(*1915), London
 

PINNOCK William

(ca. 1782 - 1843)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images of pianofortes of an advertisement in 1822, The history and topography of Cumberland: with biographical sketches, &c, William Pinnock, 1822, p. 76-80

 

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DIAPHONIC PIANO-FORTE.

1824 - "THE DIAPHONICON.
Among the inventions and improvements of musical instruments, it was only the other day that we heard one, to which the above name lias been given, at the rooms of Mr. Pinnock, the patentee of this fine and powerful instrument. The Specification gives the following statement:—

The Diaphonicon apparatus is so placed that the interior flexible substances they are covered with may receive the vibrations from the strings when sounded, aided by the sound-boards; aud, by reverberating them between the two flexible surfaces, and through the agency of the columns of air therein interposed, greatly improve the quantity of the tones produced from the instruments, and communicate them, thus improved, through the exterior flexible vibrating surfaces, to the auditor.
From this we observe that the novelty in the Diaphonicon consists, chiefly, ofadiaphonic screen (with double surfaces, and enclosing volumes of air,) which acts around the strings when they are struck, on a similar principle to that of sounding-boards in other cases. But however constructed, we can say that the effect produced is extraordinary. The tones are wonderfully augmented in force and richness; and there is a grandeur in them which we had thought could only belong to the noblest organs. In other respects it seemed to be performed upon with as much facility as the piano-forte, which it resembles in size; and to be capable of the same slight turns and niceties of expression. Upon the whole we were greatly delighted with the invention, which certainly deserves the most earnest attention of the musical world. We should mention that this instrument is entirely distinct from the beautiful Euphonon, of which we formerly gave a description, and for which the amateurs of sweet music are also indebted to the ingenuity and enterprise of Mr. Pinnock." The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Volume 8, 1824, p. 748

1825 - "Numerous as have been the attempts to improve the piano-forte since its original invention, such attempts have been in general wholly limited to its mechanical construction; while the scientific investigation of the philosophical principles of musical sound has either been entirely neglected, or so imperfectly understood by the manufacturer, as to render nugatory his most assiduous efforts to produce a perfect instrument. Yet, with so palpable an omission as the nonattention to this principal source from which perfection of tone can be derived, the piano-forte has obtained deserved celebrity, and now ranks among those inventions which charm the ear and contribute to the elegant amusements of polished society. The period has at length arrived, when the fallacy of attempting to attain perfection by improvements, however ingenious, if purely mechanical, is exploded; and the Science Of Sounds has accordingly been studied with a degree of interest proportionate to the result which has been sought. Repeated experiments, founded on scientific theory, has fully realized the most sanguine expectation; and the proprietor of the "Patent Diaphonic Piano-forte" has come before the public with an invention for increasing and enriching the quality of musical sounds, wholly differing from any that ever preceded it. Only an intimate knowledge of the powerful effect capable of being produced by the combined aid of reciprocated sounds, could have given birth to this improvement, which has been submitted to the musical world, and stood the test of the most scrupulous examination. (see next )

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' and publisher ca. 1820-50

DIAPHONIC PIANO-FORTE.
(continuation)

The novel means employed by Mr. Pinnock, the inventor of this instrument, for increasing the power of musical sound, is not attended with any counteracting inconvenience. Elastic surfaces and the volumes of air which they inclose, as employed in this invention, are, like the sounding boards of musical instruments, capable of reciprocating to every variety of musical sound, without retaining the resonance longer than the original sounds exist; the accumulated power is therefore rendered completely subservient to the performer, and he may manage it at his will, so as to produce the most varied shades of expression.
Another merit of the diaphonic piano-forte is, that while the richness or volume of tone is so very materially increased, a most effectual barrier is raised, by the aid of the same principle, against the transmission of noise (caused by the percussion of the hammer), and that the voice of the singer, instead of being deadened by the opposition of a non-elastic substance, is both sweetened and reinforced." Concert room and orchestra anecdotes of music and musicians ..., Volume 3, 1825, p. 211-213

"PATENT DIAPHONIC PIANO FORTE. The piano forte, certainly one of the sweetest and most elegant of musical instruments, of late years has been in a state of progressive improvement. The first stringed instrument played with keys, was the virginal, on which Queen Elizabeth was considered to be an able performer. The harpsichord succeeded, which was an improvement on the virginal. In the first of these inventions, the wires were struck with hammers, which not quickly springing therefrom, even with the lightest touch, had the effect of deadening the tone. in the second, the strings were struck by a quill, fixed on a jack, which being more elastic, in a great measure remedied this defect; vet the mechanism retained somewhat of a scratching noise, and rendered the instrument imperfect. In the piano forte, the strings are struck by hammers of such a construction, as to produce a quality of tone superior to the harpsichord, which quitting the string entirely, leaves it free to vibrate. The piano forte was invented by Christopher Gottlieb Schroeter, a native of Holstein, whose first model of this instrument was exhibited about the year 1721. Among the recent improvements of the piano forte, is that for which Mr. Pinnock of London, has obtained a patent. This however, is not dependent on any mechanical alteration of the structure, but simply operating in an extension of the tone, by an ingenious apparatus fitted to the front, back, and top of the instrument. This draphomc addenda. augments the sound to a wonderful extent, so that by its application the small cabinet piano forte, derives a volume and intensity of tone. surpassing the largest instruments, by a scale that cannot fail to surprise. This effect is produced by a sort of diaphonic screen, having double surfaces, which being elastic, and enclosing Volumes of air, act as the sounding boards of musical instruments, and are capable of reciprocating to every variety of musical sound¢ without retaining the resonance longer than the original sounds exist; the accumulated power is therefore rendered completely subservient to the performer, who may manage it at will, to produce the most varied shades of expression. The inventor truly observes, that while the richness or volume of tone is so materially increased, a most effectual barrier is raised by the aid of the same principle, against the transmission of noise, (caused by the percussion of the hammer) and that the voice of the singer, instead of being deadened by the opposition of a non-elastic substance, as in the usual or common instruments, is greatly ameliorated.” The sound is not only increased to an extraordinary extent, by this process, but the tone acquires proportionate richness; and wedoubt not but this improvement will amply repay the inventor for his meritorious, and very useful discovery. This diaphoriic principle, has a particular advantage, as it may be easily applied to piano fortes of every construction." The Minerva; Or, Literary, Entertaining, and Scientific Journal ..., Volume 2, 1825, p. 122

 

267, St. Clements Church Yard, Strand (*1821)(*1822)(*1824)(ca. 1840), London
PITMANN E. G. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1890

'Pianobauer u. Stimmer' (xx1890)

32, Victoria Road (xx1890), Birkenhead
PITMANN J.   Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1887 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Musiklehrer u. Piano-Händler' (xx1890)(x1906)

5, Millnrow Road (xx1890), 37, Market Street (x1906), Shaw near Oldham
PITT & HATZFELD 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1893 62, Berners Street, W. (*1893), London
PITTS S. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1883 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (x1906)

120, London Road (x1906), Manchester
PLANT H. B. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Selbstspieler-Handlung' (x1906)

Seighford (x1906), Stafford
PLATTS James Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1822 6, John Street, Oxford Street (**1822), London
PLENIUS Roger  

Patent of 1741 : "Dec. 30, 1741.— Roger Plenius. Ivory and tortoise-shell plectra." The History of the Pianoforte, Edgar Brinsmead, 1879, p. 193 (archive.org)

Patent of 1745 : "July 10, 1745.— Roger Plenius. Harp stop and bushed keys." The History of the Pianoforte, Edgar Brinsmead, 1879, p. 193 (archive.org)

 

'Musical Instrument Maker' ? ca. 1741-45 London ?
PLIMBLEY D. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. ?? London
PLUMBLY James 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1874-1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

81, Median Road, Lower Clapton, E. (**1874), 36, Amhurst Road, Hackney, N.E. (x1906), London
 

PLUMP Thomas Luis

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1850-62

OETZMANN Frederick & PLUMB Thomas Luis (1850-62), see also OETZMANN

 

 

 London

 

PLYM J. M. & Sons  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.-, Piano-, Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

 

Bridge Street (x1906), Belper
POCHMANN Depot  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

 

1, Chiswell Street, Finsbury E.C. (x1906), London

 

 

POCOCK James

 

 

LONDON - "POCOCK & SON. — Pianos with Patent Durable Actions. " The Musical Standard: A Newspaper for Musicians, Professional and Amateur, 22/08/1885, p. 121

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1852-1915 [since 1842 (xx1890)]

POCOCK [James] & Son (***1868)(**1882)(xx1885)(xx1890)(**1891)(x1906)

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

POCOCK James & Sons (*1915)

Exhibitors list London, 1885

 

 

 41, Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, W. (**1852), 103, Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, W. (***1868)(**1882)(xx1890)(**1891)(**1895)(x1906), 23a, Chepstow mansions, Chepstow Place, Bayswater, W. (*1915), London

 

POGSON D.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

Lockwood Road (x1906), Ruddersfield
 

POHLMAN Henry

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker and Music Seller' ca. 1850

 

 

 Waterhouse Street, res. Wentworth Terrace (**1850), Halifax

 

POHLMANN Edward  

LONDON - "3452 Pohlmann & Son, Halifax. — Grand upright action, oblique, and pianos, with three unisons, &c.; piano made in 1773." International exhibition, 1862 : Official catalogue of the industrial department, 1862, p. 54

LONDON - "Messrs. Pohlmann and Son (3452) are country makers, manufacturing instruments on an extensive scale at Halifax, in Yorkshire. They are descendants of one of the earliest makers of this instrument in England, and they exhibit the instrument alluded to in the Report of the Exhibition for 1851, on which Gliick is said to have composed his Armida and other works; the inscription on the namcboard is “Johannes Pohlmann, Londini, fecit, 1773." They exhibit two good upright pianos, and the Jury encourage with pleasure the country manufacturers by awarding them a Medal for excellence of tone and workmanship." Reports by the Juries on the subjects in the thirty-six classes into which ..., 1862, p. 148

YORKSHIRE - "7.) POHLMANN & SONS, Halifax.
a IRON UPRIGHT OVERSTRONG GRAND PIANOFORTE.
b Do. COTTAGE PIANO." Official catalogue, Yorkshire exhibition of arts and manufactures, 1875, p. 30

LONDON - "POHLMANN & SON. –
Horizontal New Patent Double Frame Iron Grand, 7 ¾ octaves, equal tension, bridge, &c. ;
Upright Overstrung Sovereign Grand Piano, with the patent iron double frame, 7 octaves ;
Patent Piano d'Artist, upright ;
New Model Pianoforte.
" The Musical Standard: A Newspaper for Musicians, Professional and Amateur, 22/08/1885, p. 121

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1860-1921 [since 1823 (xx1890) or since 1832 (x1906)]

1858 - "Partnership dissolved [...] Pohlmann & Sons, Halifax, pianoforte manufacturers, [...]" The Spectator, 06/02/1858, p. 151

POHLMANN & Son (*1862)(**1869)(**1880)(xx1885)(xx1890)

'Pianofabr. und Piano- u. Musikal.-Handlung' (xx1890)

POHLMANN F. & Sons (x1906), 'Fabrik von Pianos u. «Stummen Piano-Pedalen», sowie Musikal.-Verlag'

POHLMANN & Son Ltd. (1921)

End : 1928

Patent of 1860 : "789. Edward Pohlman, of Halifax, in the County of York, Pianoforte Maker, for an invention for Improvements in those musical instruments known as German concertinas. Letters Patent sealed." Chronological and Descriptive Index of Patents Applied for and Patents, 1861, p. 54

Patent of 1879 : "May 5, 1879. - POHLMANN AND SON. Improvements in the action for the purpose of facilitating, repetition." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 228

"Awarded the highest Honour for 'Excellence of Tone & workmanship,' London, 1862. Pohlmann & Son, Prize Medal Upright and Oblique Grand Pianoforte, Manufacturers, With Patent Escapement Repeater Action, New Metal Bridge, &c., WHOLESALE, RETAIL, AND FOR EXPORTATION, Only Makers in England of the AMERICAN MODEL UPRIGHT IRON OVERSTRUNG GRAND PIANOFORTES WITH COMPRESSED SOUND BOARD, &c., &c. Prices from 36 Guineas to 150 Guineas. - SHOW ROOMS, PRINCESS STREET; TEAM FACTORY, HALL STREET, Halifax } HALIFAX.
Messrs. POHLMANN & SON, having now one of the largest and most complete PIANO FACTORIES in England, built expressly for the purpose, and fitted up with the best patent Machinery and Steam Power, &c., also having an immense stock of the best reasoned material, are enabled to supply first-class Pianofortes at the lowest possible prices. All Instruments are Warranted. An Inspection is Invited. MESSRS. POHLMANN & SON ALSO EXHIBITED NE OF THE FIRST ENGLISH PIANOFORTES, MADE BY JOHANNES POHLMANN, 1773, WHO WITH JOHANNES ZUMPF WERE THE TWO FIRST MAKERS OF PIANOFORTES in England."
Official catalogue, Yorkshire exhibition of arts and manufactures, 1875, p. 367

Exhibitors List London, 1862 | Exhibitors list Yorkshire, 1875 | Exhibitors list London, 1885

 

Steam Factory : Hall Street (**1869)(**1880)(x1906)(xx1911), Princess Street (xx1890), Show Rooms : 10, Princess Street (x1906)(xx1911)(1921), Halifax, York

London

Braunschweig, Germany

POHLMANN H. W. L.  

Patent of 1881 : "July 30, 1880. - H. W. POHLMANN. Improvements to obtain lightness combined with strength and improvement and continuity of tone." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 229

Patent of 1881 : "1. August [...] C1. 51. Nr. 468281. H. W. Pohlmann in Halifax (Grassch. York, England), - Vertreter : F. Engel in Hamburg : Neuerung an pianoforte's." Deutsche Industrie-Zeitung, 1881, p. 335

 
Pianoforte-maker and/or dealer and 'Inventor' ca. 1881-1906

'Piano-Fabrik' (x1906)

 

Halifax

 

 

POHLMANN Johannes

 

 

 

 

Square pianoforte n° 234 of 1769, Beurmann-collection by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

 

 

Square pianoforte of 1783, Collection Maxime Schleyer, Germany

 

Beurmann-collection by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Nameplate of Collection Maxime Schleyer, Germany

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Square pianoforte n° 234 of 1769, Beurmann-collection by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Square pianoforte of 1767[-80], Eric Feller Early Keyboard Instruments Collection, Germany

Square pianoforte of 1769, Mrs. R. L. Fisher, Jacksonville, F.L., U.S.
Square pianoforte of 1770-90, Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, M.I., U.S.
Square pianoforte of 1770, sold by Fine Art Hall, (Collective, Wine and Spirits Auction, Thu, 8th Aug 2019), England, U.K.

Square portable pianoforte of 1770, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte ca. 1770, Collection Chateau des Ormes, France
Square pianoforte of 1770, Museu da Musica, Lisbon, Portugal
Square pianoforte of 1771, Henry Watson Collection of Musical Instruments; Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte of 1771, its nameplate, The Nydahl Collection, Stiftelsen Musikkulturens Främjande, Stockholm, Sweden
Square pianoforte of 1771, MIM, Brussels, Belgium
Square pianoforte converted to clavichord of 1772, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte of 1773, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte of 1773, Swedish Museum of Performing Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
Square pianoforte of 1773, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte of 1774, Mim, Brussels, Belgium

Square pianoforte of 1774, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte of 1775, Sold by Christies 2018, Present owners unknown

Square pianoforte of 1776, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1776, Plumley Collection, London, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte of 1778, Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany
Square pianoforte ca. 1780, Marlow A. Sigal Collection, Newton Centre, M.A., U.S.
Square pianoforte ca. 1780, Sammlung Dohr, Pianomuseum Haus Eller, Bergheim, Cologne, Allemagne
Square pianoforte of 1783, Collection Maxime Schleyer, former Collection Beurmann, Germany

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Square pianoforte ca. 1770

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'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1769-83

One of the «twelve apostles»

"Pohlman, whose instruments were very inferior in tone, fabricated an almost infinite number for such as Zumpe was unable to supply." Encyclopaedia Londinensis, 1819, p. 374

LONDON - "The most noteworthy pianofortes in the Exhibition were the following : — A small square pianoforte by Johannes Pohlman, London, 1767, lent by the Marquess of Exeter- This is one of the earliest specimens made in England. The composer Gluck had a pianoforte by J. Pohlman, dating from the year 1772, which he used in writing his opera Armida." A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Instruments in the South Kensington ..., 1874, p. 359

POHLMANN
on this site

 

ARTICLES

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London
POLE A. T.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1874 (xx1890)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. u. Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Orgel- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

90, Granby Street (xx1890), Newport Place (xx1890), 4, Campbell Street (x1906), Leicester
POLLITT James  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1857 (x1906)]

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (x1906)

 

131, Yorkshire Street (xx1890)(x1906), Oldham
POLLITT J. S. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

137, Union Street (x1906), Oldham
POOLE R. D.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1879 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906)

 

 

41, Tulse Hill, S.W. (xx1890)(x1906), London

 

POPE Augustus  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Warenhaus auch Pianos u. Musikinstr.' (x1906)

 

Castle Buildings, High Street a. Bridge Street (x1906), Downham Market (Norfolk)
PORDES & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1884 31, Watling Street, E.C. (**1884), London
PORTER Edward Pianoforte-maker and/or piano dealer ca. 1834-37 35, Lowerhead Row (x1834)(*1837), Leeds
PORTER George W. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1891 158, London Road, Croydon (**1891), London
 

PORTMAN PIANOFORTE & Co

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1882-90

Manager : C. HELBY (**1882)(xx1890)

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

6, Lower Seymour Street, W. (**1882)(xx1890), London
POTTER G. & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1811 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Fabrik von Militär-Musikinstr. u. Handlung mit Pianos u. [Musik]instr.' (xxx1890)(x1906)

 

Bank Corner (xx1890)(x1906), Aldershot
POTTER John Jennings

 

Patent of 1862 : "2384. And to John Jennings Potter, of No. 3, New Bridge, Dover, for the invention of “improvements in upright pianofortes." The London Gazette: The Appointed Organ for All Announcements of the ..., 1862, p. 437 - or - "Aug. 27, 1862. - J. J. POTTER. Improved upright action." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 216

 
 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1862

 

3, New Bridge (**1862), Dover
POTTER Richard  

'Musical Instrument Makers' ca. 1786-1822

POTTER Richard (*1786)(*1794)

POTTER R. & Son (*1803)(**1822)(*1823)

 

, 5, Johnson's Court, Fleet Street (*1794)(*1803)(**1822)(*1823), London
POTTER Samuel 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1818-22 20, King Street, Westminster(*1818)(**1822), London
POTTS R. & Co  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1866-1906 [since 1846 (x1906)]

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

16, New Road (**1866), 167, North Street (**1866), 3, East Street (**1866), 106, King's Road (**1866), 167, North Street (x1906), 106, Kings Road (x1906), Brighton
POULTER J. R. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1907-09 545, Commercial Road, E. (*1907)(*1909), London
POULTON William Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1886 (x1906)]

'Fahrrad.-, Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (x1906)

Great Bridge, Staffs. (x1906), 294, High Street (x1906), West Bromwich
POWELL E. W.  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1906

'Pianobauer' (x1906)

 

Beeston Hill (x1906), Leeds
POWELL Francis  

Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882-95 [since 1853 (xx1890)]

POWELL F[rancis] (**1882)(**1884)(xx1890)(**1891)(**1895)

'Pianofabrik' & 'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

48, George Street, Euston Square, N.W. (**1884), 47-48, George Street, Euston Square, N.W. (**1882)(xx1890)(**1891)(**1895), London
POWELL Henry  

'Organ builder & Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1863

Dollar Street (**1863), Gloucester
POWELL Henry M.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1884-1906 [since 1856 (xx1890)(x1906)]

POWELL Henry M. (**1884)(xx1890)

'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

POWELL H. E. (x1906), 'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung'

 

London Street (**1884), 20-22, London Street (x1906), Basingstoke
POWELL W W.  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikal.- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

159, London Road (xx1890), Sheffield
POWER James  

'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1822

 

3, Burlington Arcade (**1822), London
POWER James 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1818-22 34, Strand (*1818), 5, Johnson's Court, Fleet Street (**1822), London
PRANGLEY W.  

Patent of 18610 : "Feb. 2, 1861. - W. PRANGLEY. «Rise [in the key] at a point before it reaches its centre-pin.»" The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 215

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer and/or inventor ca. 1861 London ?
PRATT F. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Händler und -Stimmer' (x1906)

137, Norwich Road (x1906), Ipswick
PRESCOTT Arthur Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1904-06 [since 1902 (x1906)]

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Instrumenten-Händler' (x1906)

91, Maxey Road, Plumstead, S.E. (**1904)(x1906), London
PRESIDENT  

BRAND

Pianos made by Sydney ZENDER & Co

 

London
PRESTON John & Son

(? - 1798)

 

Square pianoforte ca. 1780, Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, Castello Sforzesco, Milano, Italy
Square pianoforte ca. 1790-98, Metropolian Museum of Art, New York, N.Y., U.S.

 

 

'Musical Instrument makers' ca. 1774-1798

PRESTON & Son (1794)

 

NECROLOGY

1798 - "Died. - [...] In an advanced age, Mr. Preston, musical instrument maker, and music-seller, in the Strand. He was allowed to be the best guitarmaker in the kingdom, and the original inventor of tuning that instrument with a watchkey." Monthly Magazine and British Register, Volume 5, January, 1798, p. 69

 

[97], Strand (**1793)(*1794)(*1798), London
PRESTON Thomas  

Nameboard of a square pianoforte ca. 1824-30, Collection Amato/Parisi, Palermo, Italy

Square pianoforte ca. 1795, at sale at alte-tasteninstrumente.de
Square pianoforte ca. 1798, Margaret Cranmer Collection, Cambridge, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte ca. 1798, Offered at auction, eBay, US (2009-10), Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte n° 223 ca. 1800, sold by Sotheby's (23 Oct. 1980), Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1798-1824, Offered at auction, Bonhams [Knowle, 28 Jan. 2008], Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1805 Offered for sale at Bonhams' Auction, London (October 1, 2007), Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte n° 4054 ca. 1815 [1824], sold by Sotheby's (1982), Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1815, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1815, Formerly Colt Clavier Collection, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1824, Roger West, Lincolnshire, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte ca. 1824-30, Collezione Amato/Parisi, Palermo, Italy

 

 

'Musical Instrument Maker', music printer, music seller and publisher ca. 1798-1833

Son of John PRESTON, here above.

PRESTON & Son (1794)

PRESTON Thomas, 'Wholesale Musical Instrument Maker (*1803)(**1815)(*1818)

Succeeded by COVENTRY & HOLLIER since 1830 ?

And later succeeded by NOVELLO ca. 1853

BIO

"Preston and Son, ein Musik-Verleger des 18/19. Jhs. Ein John Preston grOndete 1774 das Greschâft in London, von 1797 bis 1801 zeichnete Preston & Son, 1823 zeichnet Thomas Preston, später traten andere in Compagnie ein, bis Novello c. 1853 das Geschäft ûbemahm. Von Proston's Sammelwerkon sind bekannt : Preston's Twenty-four Country Dances for the Year 1797 with proper Tunes and Directions to each Dance ... London, Preston & Son [br. Mus. for the Year 1798. Ib. [br. Mus." Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon der Musiker und Musikgelehrten der christlichen Zeitrechnung bis zur Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhundert, 1900-1904, p. 63 (Gallica)

 

97, Strand (*1794)(*1802)(*1803)(**1815)(**1822), Esq. Strand (***1815), 19, Nottingham Place (***1815), Exeter Change, Strand (*1818), 71, Dean Street, Soho (**1824)(**1833), London
PRICE  

Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1890-1906

Yeovil

PRICE & Son (xx1890), 'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung'

PRICE E. & Sons (x1906), 'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906) in Yeovil [since 1870 (xx1890)(x1906)]

Bournemouth

PRICE & Son (xx1890), 'Pianohändler und Reparateur' in Bournemouth

PRICE E. & Sons (x1906),'Piano-Händler u. -Reparateur' (x1906) in Bournemouth

Devizes & Swanage

PRICE & Son [Ltd.] (x1906), 'Musikinstr.-Handlung' in [since 1847 (x1906)]

 

 

MAIN FIRM : Haendel House (xx1890)(x1906), Yeovil

BRANCH : Handel House [in Boscombe] (xx1890)(x1906), Bournemouth

 BRANCH : Handel House (x1906), Devizes

BRANCH : Swanage (x1906)

PRICE Arthur Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikalien-, Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

22, Corve Street (xx1890), Ludlow
PRICE C. H.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1795 (x1906)]

Successor of SCOTCHER Son & JEFFERYS (x1906)

'Piano-, Harmonium- u. Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

 

37, Bull Street (x1906), Birmingham
PRICE Edwin  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1876 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Pianohändler u. Stimmer' (xx1890)

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

 

Linwood Road, Handsworth (xx1890), 61, Great Hampton Street (x1906), Birmingham
PRICE George  

Patent of 1868 : "Price. 16th May 1868. - 1616. George Price, of Dover Street, Ryde, for an invention for improvements in pianos and other keyed musical instruments. Letters Patent sealed." Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted ..., 1869, p. 112

 

'Pianoforte maker' ? ca. 1869 Dover Street, Ryde (*1868), London
PRICE G. H. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1863 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Orgel-Handlung' (x1906)

105, Dorchester Road (x1906), Weymouth
PRICE John  

"John PRICE | Late Jones & Co | Upright, Cabinet, Grand and Square Piano Forte Maker | Royal Highness The Prince Regent, 91, Charlotte Str. Fitzroy Sqr. | London

 

'Improved Piano forte maker' ca. 1818-25

Successor of JONES & Co, London.

91, Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place (*1818)(x1825), London
PRIESTLEY Frederick

 

Grand pianoforte ca. 1860, designed by Edward Burne Jones, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England, U.K.

Patent of 1856 : "Dated April 16, 1856. - 905. Frederick Priestley, of Cleveland-street, Fitzroy-square, Middlesex, pianoforte manufacturer. Improvements in pianofortes." Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 64, 1856, p. 477

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1852-62

LONDON - "3433 Priestley, F. 15, Berners-st. W. — Syren pianos." International exhibition, 1862 : Official catalogue of the industrial department, 1862, p. 54

LONDON - "Messrs. Moore and Priestly have Honourable Mention for goodness and cheapness." Reports by the Juries on the subjects in the thirty-six classes into which ..., 1862, p. 148

Exhibitors List London, 1862

2 ½, Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, Middlesex (**1852), Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, Middlesex (*1856), 15, Berners Street, W. (*1862), London
PRIESTLEY & Son 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1882-93

PRIESTLEY & Sons (**1884)

 

15, Edward Street, Hampstead Road, N.W. (**1882)(**1884), 18-[19-20]-21, Robert's Mews, Hampstead Road, N.W. (**1882)(**1884), 9, Southampton Buildings, Euston Street, Euston Square, N.W. (*1893), London

 

PRIESTLEY & SUCKSMITH Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

7, Overend Street, Wibsey (x1906), Bradford
PRIESTLEY W. H. & Sons 'Pianoforte-makers' and pianoforte dealers ca. 1906-10 [since 1862 (x1906)]

'Pianobauer, Musikal.- u. Instrumenten-Hdlr., sowie Kozert-Agentur' (x1906)

71-73, Colmore Row (x1906)(*1910), Birmingham
PRINCE George  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1887 (x1906)]

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

 

211, Blackburn Road (x1906), Accrington
PRINCE John  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung' (xx1890)

 

Alpha House, High Street (xx1890), West Bromwich
PRINCE Joseph 'Pianoforte-maker and tuner' ca. 1855 46, St. James Street (xx1855), Portsmouth
PRINGLE Archibald 'Spinet & Pianoforte maker' ca. 1760-85  London
PRIOR M. 'Piano Forte Manufacturer' ca. 1805-08; (²) 33, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square (*1807)(*1808), London
PRITCHARD F. G.    Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 [since 1870 (xx1890)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

17, Connaught Parade (xx1890), Gloucester
PRITCHARD I.  

Patent of 1884 : "May 17, 1884. - I. PRITCHARD. Combined pianoforte and harmonium." The History of the Pianoforte: With an Account of the Theory of Sound and ..., Edgar Brinsmead, 1889, p. 236

 
Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer or inventor ca. 1884 London ?
PROCTOR J. Harland  

 Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Musikal.- u. Piano-Handlung' (xx1890)

 

Market Place (xx1890), Abingdon
 

PROCTOR & Sons

 

 

'Pianoforte-makers' and organbuilders ca. 1906

'Piano- u. Orgelbauer' (x1906)

 

30, Wicker (x1906), Sheffield
PROSSER Henry J.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1883 (x1906) or since 1870 (xx1890)(x1906)]

Frome

'Harmoniumfabr., Musik.- u. Pianohandlung' (xx1890) in Frome

'Orgelbauer, Musikal.- u. Piano-Händler' (x1906) in Frome

Road

'Musikal.-, Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (xx1890)(x1906) in Road

 

 

20, Market Place (xx1890)(x1906), Frome (Somerset)

Road (Somerset)(xx1890)(x1906)

 

PROUD T. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1822 25, Duke Street, Grosvenor Square (**1822), London
PROUDLOCK William Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1850 (x1906)]

'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' & 'Piano-, Harmonium- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

Upleatham, Marske by the Sea (York) (x1906), Redcar
PROUT Henry Ebenezer  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1830 (xx1890)(x1906)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

'Piano-Händler u. -Stimmer' (x1906)

 

9, Tavistock Road (xx1890), 83, Old Town Street (x1906), Plymouth
PROUT Thomas J.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Händler u. -Stimmer' (x1906)

 

9, Ermington Terrace (x1906), Plymouth
PROUTING R. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1842 5, North Street, Fitzroy Square (x1842), London
PROWSE 'Musical Instrument maker' ca. 1818 Wenlock Street (*1818), London
PROWSE H. & Son  

  Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1906 [since 1869 (xx1890)(x1906)]

PROWSE H. & Son (xx1890), 'Piano- u. Instr.-Handlung'

PROWSE H. G. (x1906), 'Piano- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung'

 

17, Courtenay Street (xx1890), St. Kilda (x1906), New Abbot
PRUCHNER 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. ?? London
PRUDIE Henry & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1891 45, Duncan Terrace, N. (**1891), London
PRYCE Richard O. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1919 354, Lillie Road, Fulham, S.W. (*1919), London
PUCKERING G. A. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 [since 1883 (x1906)]

'Agentur u. Kommission in Pianos (x1906)

68, Upper Brook Street (x1906), Manchester
PUGH Charles Henry Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1916-19 64, High Street, W. Nrwd., S.E. (*1916)(*1917)(*1918)(*1919), London
PUGH Joseph  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1906

PUGH Joseph (x1906)

'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer' (x1906)

PUGH Joseph & Son (19??)

 

19a, Brook Road, Junction Road, N. (x1906), London
PULL & FIELD
| FULD
'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1890-1910

'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer' (xx1890)(x1906)

 

Greenland Place, [High Street], Camden Town, N.W. (xx1890)(**1891), Grange Park Road, Gospel Oak (*1893), [7], Greenland Place, H. street, N.W. (*1895)(**1895)(*1897)(*1899)(*1903), 84, Leighton Road, Kentish Town Station, N.W. (*1906)(x1906)(*1909)(*1910), London

 

PULLEIN W. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906

'Piano-Handlung' (x1906)

66, Cannick Road (x1906), Lincoln
PUNTER John & co  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1906-10

'Musikal.-Händler, Piano- u. Harmoniumbauer' (x1906)

 

2, Old Market Street (x1906)(*1910), Bristol
PURNELL & PURNELL Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1906 [since 1801 (x1906)]

'Piano-, Orgel- u. Musikinstr.-Handlung' (x1906)

7-8, High Street (x1906), Ryde (Isle of Whight)
PURSLOE FISHER  

Patent of 1855 : "2642. John Pursloe Fisher, of Edgbaston, near Birmingham, Warwick. Certain improvements in the construction of the hammers of pianofortes." The Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 63, 1855, p. 574

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ? ca. 1855  

Edgbaston, near Birmingham, Warwick

 

PYE R. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 

Sussex House, Stepney Green, E. (xx1890), London

 

PYLE Henry 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1917-19 7, Gillespie Road, Finsbury Park, N. (*1917)(*1918)(*1919), London
PYNOCK James 'Pianoforte Manufactory' ca. 1823-43 40, Museum Street, Bloomsbury (*1823), 38, Museum Street Bloomsbury (x1825)(**1841)(x1842)(*1843), London
PYRKE Charles Henry 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1904-19 [since 1895 (x1906)]

'Piano-Fabrik' or 'Piano-Manufacturer' - 'Peerless-Pianos' (x1906)

 

2, Cottenham Road, Upper Holloway, N. (**1904), 2-4, Cottenham Road, Grove Road, Upper Holloway, N. (x1906)(*1916)(*1917)(*1918)(*1919), London

 

 

 

(*1786): 'The London directory', 1786, p. 175

(**1793): 'Wakefield's Merchant and Tradesman's General Directory for London', 1793, Preston p. 248, Peckham p. 238

(*1794): 'Kent's Directory for the Year 1794. Cities of London and Westminster, & Borough of Southwark', 1794 (londonancestor.com)

(*1798): 'Monthly Magazine and British Register', Volume 5, January, 1798, p. 69

(*1802): 'The Repertory of Arts and Manufactures, Volume 16, 1802, p. 44

(*1803): 'Kent's Directory', 1803 Potter p. 159, Phillips p. 156, Preston p. 161

(*1807): 'The Post office London directory', 1807, p. (Phillips) 209+(Prior) 216 (babel.hathitrust.org)

(*1808): 'Post Office Annual Directory', 1808, p. 226+233 (Specialcollections.le.ac.uk)

(*1812): 'The Post-Office Annual Directory for London', 1812

(**1815): 'La delice de Cambria. Sonata for pianoforte', 1815, p. 1

(***1815): 'Transactions of the Society, Instituted at London, for the Encouragement of ...', 1815, p. 328

(*1818): 'Johnstone's London Commercial Guide, and Street Directory; on a New and More ...', 1818, p. 118-183-265-279-428

(**1818): 'The Poll Book, for Electing Two Representatives in Parliament for the City and Liberty of Westminster', 1818

(*1821): 'The Literary Chronicle and Weekly review, for 1821', p. 416

(**1822): 'History, Directory & Gazetteer, of the County of York', 1822, p. 34+63

(*1823): 'Kent's Original London Directory', 1823

(*1824): 'The Law Advertiser', 09/1824, p. 300

(**1824): 'The Harmonicon', 05/1824, p. 95

(x1825): 'Pigot & Co.'s new commercial directory of Scotland for 1825', p. 907-908 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1826): 'The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review', 1826, p. 123

(**1833):  'London Standard Newspaper', 07/02/1833, p. 1 (newspaperarchive.com)

(x1834): 'Pigot's Directory of 1834' (genuki.org.uk)

(*1837): 'Pigot and co.'s national commercial directory of the whole of Scotland', 1837, Aberdeen p. 186, Edinburgh p. 98, Liverpool p. 78, Leeds p. 54, Newcastle p. 126

(*1839): 'The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal', Volume 2, 1839, p. 318

(*1841): 'The Law Journal for the Year 1841', p. 63

(**1841): 'Post Office London Directory', 1841, p. 807

(x1842): 'Robson's London Directory', 1842, p. 1598 -1599 (archive.org)

(*1843): 'The Post Office London Directory', 1843

(*1847): 'The Musical World', Volume 22, 1847, p. 675

(*1849): 'The Mechanics' Magazine', 06/01/1849, p. 24

(**1849): 'The Artizan', Volume 7, 1849, p. 135

(**1850): 'Directory of Halifax, Huddersfield, Holmfirth, and adjacent villages', 1850, p. 51

(xx1850): 'The London Gazette', 18/01/1850, p. 164

(**1852): 'Post Office London Directory', 1852

(*1853): 'The Lancet London : A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine ...', Volume 1, 1853, p. 354

(xx1855): 'Post office Kelly's directory of Hampshire, Dorsetshire, Wiltshire', 1855, p. 293

(*1856): 'Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted of ...', 1856, p. 10

(**1856): 'Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ...', Volume 64, 1856, p. 477

(*1858): 'Annuaire-almanach du commerce, de l'industrie, de la magistrature et de l'administration : ou almanach des 500.000 adresses de Paris, des départements et des pays étrangers : Firmin Didot et Bottin réunis', 1858, p. 2249

(*1862): 'International exhibition, 1862 : Official catalogue of the industrial department', 1862, p. 54

(**1862): 'The London Gazette: The Appointed Organ for All Announcements of the ...', 1862, p. 437

(***1863): 'The Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and ...', 1863, p. 461

(**1866): 'Folthorp's Page's Court guide and general directory for Brighton', 1866, p. 437

(*1868): 'Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted ...', 1868, p. 210

(**1868): 'The Woburn Directory', 1868

(**1868): 'Allen's West London Street Directory, 1868, by Samuel Allen (gutenberg.jump&read)

(**1869): 'Street's Indian ans Colonail Mercantile Directory', 1869, p. 375

(**1870): 'The 'Handbook' to the manufacturers & exporters of Great Britain', 1870, p. 367

(*1872): 'Journal of the Society of Arts', Volume 20, 1872, p. 889

(**1874): 'Post Office Directory of Middlesex', 1874, p. 501

(*1875): 'The Commercial directory of Liverpool, and shipping guide', 1875, Aberdeen p. 434, Dewsbury p. 656, London p. 608, Coventry p. 582, Bradford p. 567, Liverpool p. 274

(**1880): 'The Commercial directory of Liverpool, and shipping guide', 1880, Aberdeen p. 808, Armagh p. 844, Belfast p. 837, Halifax p. 975, Huddersfield p. 982, Liverpool p. 333-334, London p. 473, Manchester p. 436

(**1882): 'Post Office London Directory', 1882, p. 412-413

(*1883): 'Kelly's Directory of Somersetshire: With the City of Bristol', 1883, p. 546

(**1884): 'Business Directory of London', 1884, p. 618-619

(**1885): 'The Furniture Gazette', 01/07/1885, p. 309-311

(xx1885): 'The Musical Standard: A Newspaper for Musicians, Professional and Amateur', 22/08/1885, p. 121

(*1890): 'The Palace Journal', 13/08/1890, p. 4

(xx1890): 'Weltadressbuch der gesammten Musikinstrumenten-Industrie', 1890, Abingdon p. 150, Aldershot p. 150, Basingstoke p. 152, Beckenham p. 153, Birkenhead p. 154, Birmingham p. 154-155, Bournemouth p. 156, Bradford p. 156-157, Chichester p. 161, Douglas p. 164, Faversham p. 167, Frome p. 167, Gloucester p. 168, Halifax p. 169, Kettering p. 172, Kingston-on-Thames p. 173, Kington p. 173, Leeds p. 173-174, Leicester p. 174, London PF p. 176-177 & London PD p. 178-182, Ludlow p. 190, Maidstone p. 190, Newton Abbot p. 194, North-Shields p. 195, Oldham p. 195, Paignton p. 196, Plymouth p. 197, Preston p. 197, Redhill p. 198, Retford p. 198, Sheffield p. 200-201, Sunderland p. 204, Torquay p. 205, Twickenham p. 205, Tynemouth p. 205, Warrington p. 206, Wellingborough p. 206, West Bromwich p. 206, Wimbledon p. 207, Wisbech p. 208, Worthing p. 208, Wycombe p. 209, Yeovil p. 209, York p. 209 (digital.slub-dresden.de)

(**1891): 'Post Office London Trades Directory', 1891, p. 480-481

(*1893): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1893, p. 656-664 (Gallica)

(xx1893): 'Ilustrated London and its representatives of Commerce', 1893 (messybeast.com)

(*1895): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1895, p. 717-718 (Gallica)

(**1895): 'Post Office London Directory, 1895, p. 2038-2039

(**1896): 'Kelly's London Suburban Directory', 1896, p. 954-955

(*1897): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1897, p. 834-841 (Gallica)

(*1899): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1897, p. 1010-1017 (Gallica)

 

 

(**1901): 'Kelly's London Suburban Directory', 1901, p. 1050-1051

(*1903): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1903, p. 1103-1110 (Gallica)

(**1904) : 'Post Office London County Suburbs Directory', 1904, p. 1129-1130

(*1906): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique', 1906, p. 1091-1100 (Gallica)

(x1906): 'Weltadressbuch der gesammten Musikinstrumenten-Industrie', 1906, Accrington p. 373, Aldershot p. 373, Alfreton p. 373, Barnoldswick p. 376, Basingstoke p. 376, Beckenham p. 377, Belper p. 378, Birmingham p. 379-380, Bishop's Stortford p. 381, Blackburn p. 381, Bourne p. 383, Bournemouth p. 383, Bradford p. 383, Brighton p. 385, Bristol p. 385-386, Bromley p. 386, Chester p. 389-390, Chichestter p. 390, Clevedon p. 391, Crewe p. 392, Devizes p. 394, Doncaster p. 395, Downham Market p. 396, Dudley p. 396, Durham p. 396, East Molesey p. 398, Exeter p. 400, Frome p. 401, Godalming p. 403, Great Yarmouth p. 404, Halifax p. 404-405, Hetton-le-Hole p. 407, Huddersfield p. 408, Ilford p. 409, Ipswich p. 410, Kettering p. 411, Kings-Lynn p. 412, Kingston p. 412, Leeds p. 413-414, Leicester p. 414, Leigh p. 414, Lincoln p. 415, London PF p. 417-420 & London PD p. 423-434, Maidstone p. 463, Manchester p. 464-466, Middlesbrough p. 467, Newton Abbot p. 470, Oldham p. 472, Paignton p. 473, Plumstead p. 475, Plymouth p. 475, Redcar p. 477, Redhill p. 477, Retford p. 478, Richmond p. 478, Road p. 478, Ryde p. 479, Sheffield p. 482-483, Southsea p. 485, Stafford p. 486, Sudbury p. 488, Sunderland p. 488, Sudbury p. 488, Swindon p. 488, Todmorden p. 490, Torquay p. 490, Tunbridge-Wells p. 490-491, Twickenham p. 491, Tynemouth p. 491, Upleatham p. 491, Warrington p. 492-493, West Bromwich p. 493-494, Weymouth p. 494, Wimbledon p. 495, Wisbech p. 496, Yeovil p. 498, York p. 498 (digital.sim.spk-berlin.de)

(*1907): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1907, p. 1094-1104 (Gallica)

(*1909): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1909, p. 1105-1113 (Gallica)

(*1910): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1910, p. 1144-1153 (Gallica)

(xx1911): 'Musical Opinion and Music Trade Review', 1911, p. 82

(*1914): 'Post Office London Directory', 1914, p. 1837-1838

(*1915): 'Post Office London Directory', 1915, p. 1796-1797

(*1916): 'Post Office London County Suburbs Directory', 1916, p. 606

(*1917): 'Post Office London County Suburbs Directory', 1917, p. 592-593

(*1918): 'Post Office London County Suburbs Directory', 1918, p. 571-572

(*1919): 'Post Office London County Suburbs Directory', 1919, p. 555

(*1921): 'The Music Trade Directory', Volume 32, 1921

(x1921): 'Kelly's Directory of Stationers, Printers, Booksellers, Publishers and ...', 1921, Liverpool p. 954-966

(¹): 'Histoire de piano de 1700 à 1950', Mario Pizzi, 1983

(²): 'Makers of the Piano 1700-1820' and 'Makers of the Piano 1820-1860', Martha Novak Clinkscale, 1993

 


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