E. & G. G. Hook, Opus 253, 1859

OHS Database ID 5993.


First Baptist
649 Center St.
Boston: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2005-01-21.

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2013-07-24

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This organ received OHS Citation number 268.


Three manuals. 37 stops. 32 ranks.

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

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Bibliography.

  • Ciampa, Leonardo. "In Memoriam E. & G. G. Hook, Opus 253 (1859-2005)," The Diapason (March, 2005: pp. 18-19). [Stoplist, photographs.]
  • Gl├╝ck, Sebastian. "Rare Civil-War Era Hook Organ Destroyed by Fire," The American Organist (Vol. 39, No. 4 [April, 2005]: p. 90).
  • Huntington, Scot. "Requiem Aeternam: The Loss of E. & G. G. Hook Opus 253 (1859) in the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain," The Tracker (Volume 49, No. 2 [Spring, 2005]: pp. 5-12). [Photographs, stoplist, history.]

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