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Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 772, 1892)

Location:

Olivet Presbyterian Church
22nd and Mt. Vernon Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19130 US
Organ ID: 56416

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on December 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 19, 2015:

An original installation. Identified by John Igoe, using information found in Johnson Organs, 1844-1898: Wm. A Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son: a documentary issued in honor the two hundredth anniversary of his birth, 1816-2016 / by Scot L. Huntington, Len Levasseur, Barbara Owen, Stephen L. Pinel, and Martin R. Walsh. Cranbury, New Jersey: The Princeton Academy of the Arts, Culture, and Society, 2015.. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

From 150th Anniversary book, undated photo labeled "The Great Auditorium". Appears to be the 1892 installation coinciding with the new building: Photograph from an archival source: A History of OLIVET COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown, 1892 or later

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