Object ID
2006.16.1
Object Name
Organ
Date Created
circa 1890 – 1915
Alternative Name
Pump Organ
Material
Ivory; Wood
Object Entities
Object Description
Antique pump organ, with sheet music holder, sixteen stops, ivory keys and a double foot pump.
Origin
From Annunciation Cathedral, first Greek Orthodox cathedral in Chicago. Manufactured by Estey Organ Company in Brattlebury, VT. Estey Organ Company was founded in 1852 and became the largest manufacter of organs in the United States. They also shipped hundreds of thousands of organs worldwide. Annunciation Cathedral was establsihed in 1892 and built in 1910. The building is modeled after the Byzantine-Renaissance style of architecture. The church itself is built in the shape of the cross. It is the cathedral for the metropolis of Chicago.
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Citation
Organ, circa 1890 – 1915, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7466. Accessed 10/26/20.