A harpsichord with one keyboard. The instrument is veneered in rich wood and the lid is raised.

This harpsichord is one of the last of its kind. It was produced by John Broadwood & Sons at a time when pianos were fast becoming the instruments of choice for both private homes and concert halls. It has wooden slats controlled by a pedal that may be used to alter its volume, an innovation designed to stave off competition from the more versatile piano. Despite technological developments like this Broadwood soon ceased harpsichord production.

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