Piano - keyboard

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Date:1861 - 1880 (c.)

Description:This piano belonged to local author George Eliot, who was given it by her partner George Henry Lewes. It was made by John Broadwood and Sons, London.


George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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1810s
Barley Jug - side
Barley Jug - side

This jug is made from Staffordshire pottery and is thought to have belonged to Mr. ...

1840s
Gloves
Gloves

These gloves, made from cream kid leather, belonged to the author George Eliot. George ...

1850s
Desk and stool
Desk and stool

This writing desk was the personal property of the author George Eliot. George ...

1870s
Carved wooden panel
Carved wooden panel

This panel would have been used as a support for when writing on one's knee, and ...

1900s
Bust of George Eliot - side
Bust of George Eliot - side

This bust in Parian ware depicts George Eliot, and is inscribed E-L-I-O-T at its ...

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Source: Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

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