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Skinner Organ Co., Opus 872, 1931

OHS Database ID 9032.

Girard College
2101 South College Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19121


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The organ has been restored to a previous state.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2012-06-16.

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Julien Girard 2011-06-01
Tuba Mirabilis Pipework. Photograph by Julien Girard 2011-06-01
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2007-05-02
Chapel Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework (ceiling). Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2007-05-02
Chancel and Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2007-05-02
Chancel and Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2007-05-02

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This organ received OHS Citation number 188, 1996-07-05.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is on a lift.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 100 stops. 106 ranks. 6829 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


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