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<h3 class="venue_name">Ernest Hopkinson Residence</h3> (Carnegie Hill)
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<h2 class="venue">Ernest Hopkinson Residence</h2>
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Ernest Hopkinson Residence - New York City 1120 Fifth Avenue at 93rd Street<br> New York, N.Y. 10128<br> Ernest Hopkinson was born in Chester, England, on May 20, 1872. He emmigrated to the United States as a young man where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in New York City in 1895. Two years later, in 1897, he became patent counsel for the Peerless Rubber Company, which was later absorbed by the United States Rubber Company. At the parent company, Mr. Hopkinson was known for his research and development in the rubber and allied chemical fields. In 1915, he was made patent counsel of the parent company and four years later was elected vice president. He held hundreds of patents, including one for the process of the flat-band method of building automobile tires. Another notable process he developed was the spraying of rubber to treat latex as it came directly from the tree in preparation for shipment. His last and most important patent was for the creation of Lastex, the trade name for thread with a rubber core. He helped U.S. Rubber to establish and develop its vast rubber plantations in Sumatra, and frequently traveled abroad to share his technical knowledge of his many inventions and developments with rubber leaders in England, Italy and Germany.<br> Ernest Hopkinson was married to Bessie Barnes and the couple produced a daughter and two sons. Around 1924, the Hopkinsons moved to 1120 Fifth Avenue, on the northeast corner of 93rd Street. The 15-story building was built as a cooperative in 1924 and the following year its virtual twin, 1115 Fifth Avenue, was completed directly across 93rd Street. Both buildings were designed by J. E. R. Carpenter, the leading designer of luxury apartment buildings in New York City in his generation.<br> Ernest Hopkinson died in his Fifth Avenue home on May 3, 1933, after a six months&#39; illness, at the age of 60. Mrs. Hopkinson died in 1948.
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<td class="sources"><h2 class="sources">Sources</h2> Aeolian-Skinner Archives web site: <a href="http://www.aeolian-skinner.110mb.com/" target="_blank">http://home.cfl.rr.com/aeolianskinner/</a>.<br> &quot;Ernest Hopkinson Dies in 61st Year,&quot; <em>The New York Times</em> (May 4, 1933), p. 17.<br> Kinzey, Allen, and Sand Lawn, comps.<em> E.M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List. </em>New Rev. Ed. Richmond: The Organ Historical Society, 1997.<br> &quot;Mrs. Ernest Hopkinson,&quot; <em>The New York Times</em> (Jan. 4, 1948).<br> Illustration Skinner Residence Organ Catalog. Boston: Skinner Organ Company. Console of Skinner Organ, Op. 530 (1925). Courtesy Wayne Kempton.
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<td><h3 class="venue_name"><a href="/Organs/NYC/html/ResHopkinsonE.html">Ernest Hopkinson Residence</a></h3> (Carnegie Hill)</td> <td>1120 Fifth Avenue at 93rd Street<br> <div class="organ with_specs">II/15 Skinner Organ Company, Op. 530 (1925) &ndash; moved to Memorial Hospital as Op. 530-A (1938)</div></td>
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II/15 Skinner Organ Company, Op. 530 (1925) – moved to Memorial Hospital as Op. 530-A (1938)
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Manual I – 61 notes [Organ div no. 1]

Expression I Expression II
8 Diapason 61 8 Gedeckt 61
8 Voix Celeste II ranks 122 8 Cello 61
8 Flute Celeste II ranks 110 4 Orchestral Flute 61
4 Unda Maris II ranks 122 8 English Horn 61
8
Vox Humana
preparation
8
French Horn 61
Harp
8
Clarinet 61
Celesta
61 bars
8
Vox Humana 61
8
Trumpet
preparation
Tremolo [entire organ]
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Manual II – 61 notes [Organ div no. 2]

duplexed from Manual I
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ORGAN 2/2 -- Skinner Organ Company

---------- Skinner Organ, Op. 530 (1925) in the Ernest Hopkinson Residence - New York City

Skinner Organ Company

Boston, Mass. – Opus 530 (1925)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 24 stops, 15 ranks, 886 pipes
Player attachment
This two-manual Skinner organ was duplexed and divided in two swell boxes. In 1938, the organ was moved to Memorial Hospital as Op. 530-A. ----------

Pedal – 32 notes [Organ div no. 1]

16 Bourdon [unit] 44
8
Gedeckt
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