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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
BARNES Chas. H.    

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1847

 

13, Fishamble Street (*1847), Dublin
BIRRELL & Co Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1921  87, Georges Street (y1921), Corn
BOSTON  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1805-06

SHERIDAN & BOSTON (1805-06)(2), see also SHERIDAN

 

 Dublin
BOSWELL Bartholomew 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1810 (2)(3)  Dublin
BRAY John  

"New - Harp, pianoforte musical instrument and music warehouse, J. BRAY respectfully begs to inform the Nobility, Gentry, and his Friends, that in addition to his Stock of BROADWOOD and COLLARD's PIANOFORTES recently imported, he has just received a few more of a superior description; also, some excellent and elegantly-finished MICHROCHORDON, COTTAGE, and CABINET PIANOFORTEs, with Victoria Fall, and peculiar Patent Check Action, which he would particularly recommend, being powerful and sweettoned instruments. J. B. has just received a fresh supply of the best Front and Back Action Cornopeans, Opheclides, Trombones, Serpents, Bass Horns, . Accordions, and Guitars, in great variety, and respectfully invites an inspection of the above, which he purposes selling at the lowest prices, at 26, Westmorland-street, (late Del Vecchio's,) where every article in the Musical line may be had, engaged of the best description, and on most moderate terms. Pianofortes, Harps, Guitars, and every Musical Instrument lent out on Hire. Instruments repaired, regulated, and removed in Town and to the Country. A Caravan, on springs, in constant attendance for that purpose. Secondhand Instruments liberally allowed for in exchange. A fresh supply of Roman, Harp, Guitar, and Violin Strings. N.B.— Music provided for Balls and Evening Parties. Just from the press, the Royal Fusilier Quadrilles, Second Edition, dedicated to Lady Blakeney. “O, The Whisker,” a much admired Comic Song, by Simon Smoothface, price 2s. 26, Westmorland-street, August, 1843. Just received, a few very superior Cornopeans, of best English and Irish make." The University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review, 1844, p. 12

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1844-70

BRAY & Son (*1870)

 26, Westmorland-street (*1844)(*1847)(*1847)(*1851)(*1852)(*1870), Dublin
BRIDSON Michael Vicory    

'Organ builder & Pianoforte-manufacturers' ca. 1842-52

BRIDSON Michael Vicory (*184§), 'Organ builder & Pianoforte-maker' (*1842)

BRIDSON Michael Vicory & Son (*1847), 'Organ builders & Pianoforte-manufacterers'

BRIDSON & Sons (*1851)(*1852)

15, Hardwick Street (*1842)(*1846), Sallypark, Philipsburgh Avenue (*1847), 90, Dorset Street (*1851)(*1852), Dublin
BROWN Ch. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893 43, Low Gardiner Street (*1893), Dublin
BROWN M. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-09 56, Grafton Street (*1903)(*1906)(*1909), Dublin
BUCK William  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1849

 

67, Lower Mount Street (*1814)(*1847)(*1849), Dublin
BUNTING Anthony  

Professor and pianoforte dealer ca. 1814-15

 

19, Hardwick Street (*1814)(*1815), Dublin
BURNE Samuel  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1842

 

13, Charlotte Street (*1842), Dublin
BURNET J. E.  

'Organ-builder and pianoforte-maker' ca. 1830

 

6, Eastmorlandplace, up. Baggot  Street (x1830), Dublin
BUSSELL H.  

DUBLIN - "663 Bussell, H. Dublin. — Pianofortes; harps; music ; military musical instruments." Catalogue of the Great Industrial Exhibition, in connection with the Royal Dublin Society, 1853, p. 61

DUBLIN - "317 Bussell, H. 11 Westmoreland st. Dublin.— Pianofortes harmonium, &c.: musical publications." The illustrated record and descriptive catalogue of the Dublin international exhibition, 1865, p. 241

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1837-65

ROBINSON, BUSSEL & ROBINSON (*1837), see also ROBINSON

ROBINSON & BUSSEL (*1844)

Exhibitors list Dublin, 1865

7, Westmoreland Street (*1837)(*1844)(*1847), 2, Pembroke Place, Merrion Avenue, Blachrock (*1847),  11, Westmoreland Street (*1865), Dublin
BUTLER Patrick  

Square pianoforte of 1798, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte ca. 1798, Present owners unknown
Square pianoforte n° 54 ca. 1798, Present owners unknown

 
'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1798 Dublin
BUTLER & Sons Pianoforte-makers and/or piano dealers ca. 1903-10 O'Connell Bridge (*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Dublin
BYRNE John

Square pianoforte of 1790, George Kidner Auctioneers & Valuers of Lymington, Hampshire (2017)

INFO EXTRA

see Debenham.org.uk

 

Pianoforte-maker ca. 1795-1820

1820 - "The person why filled the situation of cabin joiner, on board the Leviathan, during the time the Princess of Wales continued on board that ship, is now in Dublin. His name is John Byrne; he is in the employment of Mr. Southwell, piano-forte maker, Marlboroug-street. The following account, in his own words, contains his "recollections” of the conduct of the Princess during her stay on board that ship : The situation of cabin joiner, gave me an opportunity of being well acquainted with many of the transactions that occurred in her Royal Highness's cabin. It was part of my duty to enter the cabin in which she slept, at an early hour in the morning, to raise the blinds, and also at night to lower them. Al any of those early hours that I so entered, I never saw M. Bergami; but in subsequent parts of the mornings, I have frequently seen him there, engaged generally, in writing for her Royal Highness. [...]" Read more : Galignani's Messenger: The Spirit of the English Journals, 02/10/1820, p. 361

 

Dublin
 

 

(*1814): 'The Gentleman and Citizen's Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1814', p. 70+77

(x1830): 'Wilson's Dublin Directory for the year 1830', p. 49

(*1837): 'The University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review', 1837, p. 634

(*1842): 'Gentleman's and Citizen's Almanack', 1842, p. 773-774

(*1844): 'The University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review', 1844, p. 105+12

(*1846): 'Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland', 1846

(*1847): 'The Dublin almanac, and general register of Ireland, for 1847', p. 894

(*1849): 'The Dublin Almanac and General Register of Ireland', 1849, p. 910

(*1851): 'Thom's Directory of Ireland', 1851, p. 971/888

(*1852): 'Thom's Directory of Ireland', 1852, p. 890/977

(*1853): 'Catalogue of the Great Industrial Exhibition, in connection with the Royal Dublin Society', 1853, p. 61

(*1865): 'The illustrated record and descriptive catalogue of the Dublin international exhibition, 1865, p. 241

(*1870): 'Thom's Directory of Ireland', 1870, p. 1875

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

 

 

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

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

(y1921): 'Guys Cork Almanach, 1921', p. 201 (CorkPastAndPresent.ie)

(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

(3): Dublin Music Trade- Boswell


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