Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 638, 1885)

Exhibited in the 1969 OHS convention(s)

Location:

First Baptist Church / Williamsburg Christian Church
Lee Avenue & Keap Street
New York City: Brooklyn, NY US
Organ ID: 6952

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 25, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 27 ranks. 1,488 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 25 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 25
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from Richard Johnson. -- There is a YouTube video of this organ's dismantling in 2001 by the Organ Clearing House made prior to the building's demolition. As of January, 2013, the organ is in storage and a new home is being sought.

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

Database Manager on November 20, 2010:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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 1980.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Originally First Baptist Church of Williamsburg. Compass 58/30.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: New York City AGO website); edits from 1969 OHS Handbook
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on October 25, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in loft: Photograph from an archival source: Organ Clearing House. Courtesy John Bishop, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2001

Organ case, angle view: Photograph from an archival source: Organ Clearing House. Courtesy John Bishop, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2001

Pipe detail: Photograph from an archival source: Organ Clearing House. Courtesy John Bishop, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2001

Pipe detail: Photograph from an archival source: Organ Clearing House. Courtesy John Bishop, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2001

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