Upright piano that belonged to Caroline Scott Harrison. The piano was given to her while in the White House by her son Russell Harrison. At the White House it was in the upstairs corridor (family sitting room) and can be seen in White House photos #1199 and #3132. The piano was made by J & C Fischer of New York. There is a silver plaque mounted above the keyboard with manufacturer's name and information. The wood panels on each side of front have an incised design. Center panel has incised design of violin and mandolin crossed surrounded by flowers and leaves.
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