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Henry Erben (1856)

Location:

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
10th and F Streets (original 1809 Church)
Washington, DC US
Organ ID: 50938

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 23, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Carl Schwartz, using information found in Michael Friesen. -- The sources of information regarding this organ are: Henry Erben & Son, Manufacturers of Church Organs (New York: T. C. Nottage, 1880), 13. Provided by Michael Friesen MacGregor, Morris, J.; A Parish for the Federal City – St. Patrick-s in Washington 1794-1994, Washington, D.C., 1994, The Catholic University of America Press.
The organ was built for the 1809/1816 St. Patrick's Church and moved to Carroll Hall. It is not known if it was installed in the present church. According to unsubstantiated tradition it was relocated c. 1895 to the original Sacred Heart Parish structure, 16th Street, fate unknown.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

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