Square Piano by Monro & May, London c.1825

6 octaves, double action with mopstick dampers, pedal operated sustain. Case in mahogany with gudrooning, lid with cross–banding. Nameboard bears fretwork and the inscription ‘Munro & May ⁄ 11 Holborn Bars near Middle Row ⁄ London’.

Made for Munro & May by R.Wales, wrestplank is stamped with ‘R.Wales ⁄ Maker’.

This instrument is currently awaiting restoration.