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George Jardine & Son View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

New York, New York ca. 1832-1900. "& Son" added ca. 1855.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Established by George Jardine in New York City, New York after 1837; made barrel, then church organs; '& Son' added to name, c. 1855; firm headed by Edward G. Jardine after 1883; firm continued by Edward D. and Charles Jardine; merged with business of Carlton Michell, 1897; firm dissolved, 1900.

Staff: George F. Brooks; Nicholas Chatelain; (J. Fackler?); Dudley Jardine; Fred R. Jardine; Frederick W. Jardine {2 individuals}; Joseph P. Jardine; Sarah Jardine; J. George Kilgen; George W. Loree; Carlton C. Michell; Louis F. Mohr, Sr.; Leonard Peloubet; Edwin Peniroyd; (Bernard Reilly?); (J. S. Rhodes?); August R. Schopp; Jacob Scultetus; Alfred Steele; Frank Symmes; Paul Wagner; (G. F. Werner?); Henry W. Worley.

Sources:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 162, 258.
  • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1985), 18.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 308 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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