Organs 1890-1897

This decade of organ production highlights the influence of Victorian era excesses in case design. The Fort Wayne Organ Company produced some remarkable examples of detailed craftsmanship. I have attempted to list the organs in approximate chronological order, though many of the models were produced for a number of years throughout this decade. By 1897, the design excesses had been greatly curtailed, and many of the designs associated with post-1900 production were actually initially produced beginning circa 1897.

The initial group of organs through Case 540 were first produced circa 1888 and continued into production into the early 1890s.

Where the company changed the design but maintained the original case number, I have grouped the variations together rather than leaving them in chronological order.

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