Black-and-white photograph showing the construction of barrel pianos by D. Antonelli & Sons, c.1906.

Made:
1906-1911
maker:
Domenico Antonelli and Sons

Silver halide photographic print showing a workshop at the D. Antonelli & Sons premises on Great Ancoats Street, Manchester. The image is of a man seated at a bench working on the piano mechanism, with a woman to the left moving the barrel piano body. The piano body bears a label referring to the award of a bronze medal to D. Antonelli & Sons at the 1906 Milan International Exposition [L'Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione].

The print is damaged around the edges and has pieces missing.

Details

Identifier:
YA2008.49/1
Subject:
Photography, Musical Instruments, Photograph