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George Jardine & Son (1890)

Location:

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
227 South Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220 US
Auditorium, Baldwin Hall
Organ ID: 585

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 375 pipes. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on March 06, 2014:

Updated through online information from Frank W. Fitzgerald. -- Funds were donated in 2010 to have David Storey, of Baltimore, make simple repairs to make the organ playable. Repairs were completed in 2011. The wooden Orgoblo blower was kept, but replaced with a modern blower.

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

Database Manager on March 05, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Frank Fitzgerald. -- Blower in basement directly under organ. ORGOBLO HP 1/2 S 1800 P 3" F 19-1-15d Shaft 5/8"

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1979

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for St. Andrew's Episcopal, Richmond, VA. Moved to school auditorium c. 1900.

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

Instrument Images:

1890 Jardine, Baldwin Hall, St. Andrew's School, Richmond, VA: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Nameplate: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Old Orgoblo blower, now replaced: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Right jamb: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Left jamb: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Wood pipes across the back: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

In Memorium JSA [Grace Arents' mother] 1890: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Bench and pedalboard: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

Detail: Jardine swellshoe: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

OHS plaque, 1979: Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald. Taken on 2010-03-03

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