Chamber Organ

Chamber Organ

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Location Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Town Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Technique/ material Wood
Original size (mm) 1140 x 1770 x 560
Artist/maker E. Hoffheimer
Date circa 1602
Description Chamber Organ built by E. Hoffheimer, dated 1602. The organ was presented to Princess Beatrice of Battenberg by the people of the Isle of Wight in 1937, on the occasion of her 80th birthday. This organ is reputed to be the oldest organ in Britain still in working order.
Ref number NETCC: 1985.5444
Credit © Carisbrooke Castle Museum