Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

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Always Take Mother's Advice - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music.

A parlour song by Jennie Lindsay (American?) 1884. Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music.

Amateur Theatre - Port Maitland, 1817

A production of Oliver Goldsmith's 1773 comedy "She Stoops To Conquer", by sailors of the Royal Navy at the Grand River Naval Depot at what is now Port Maitland, on Lake Erie at the mouth of the Grand River. This ad is from the Niagara Spectator in Februa...

Amber Tresses Tied In Blue - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music

From the Irving Five Cent Series - See link for information

Banjo In A Lumber Camp - photograph

BANJO, PEAVEYS AND RIFLES - "Pose with the prop of your choice". This picture shows the crew of a Bruce County lumber camp gathered in front of the camboose. I'd guess about 1910-20. The guy in the middle is the proud owner not only of the best hat in the...

Banjo Player - Leonard Hutchinson

LEONARD HUTCHINSON, People's Artist. When I was working at the museum in Port Dover, a local resident donated a spectacular woodcut of fishtugs at the dock. It turned out to be the work of Leonard Hutchinson (1896-1980), an artist I hadn't heard of, but w...

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