From the Mobbs Collection. Sheelagh Mobbs writes:
ROLFE UPRIGHT PIANO c1835
WILLIAM ROLFE and SONS, (London), c.1835. Mahogany case, No.1656, height 4ft 6ins (1.372m), 6 octaves, FF to f4. Cottage piano. (U3.1977)
A cottage upright piano.
Condition note: this piano has structural problems. There are many splits in the soundboard and the bridge has parted from the soundboard along the majority of its length.
Purchased by KW Mobbs from Rev Gordon Robinson on 7th April 1977.