Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Standen House and Garden, West Sussex
Piano designed by Walter Cave (b.1863), made by C. Bechstein, Berlin. Numbered 32950. This type shown at the Arts and Crafts Exhibition, London. Related documentation in archive: invoice dated May 9th 1894 lists the design as "medieval English" and the serial number 32950. Ordered by Jas. S, Beale Esq. 32 Holland Park. Also receipt dated 11th May acknowledging payment of £70 17 6 by cheque. Handwritten P.S. saying "I shall be happy to exchange the piano within the next 2 or 3 weeks, if desired"
Makers and roles
C. Bechstein, maker Walter Crane (Liverpool 1845 - London 1915)., designer