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Accordion & Bongos

This fell out of a book at the charity bookstore in Waterford Ontario. You can make up your own narrative. If the tape recorder on the table was turned on there's clearly another record of this event somewhere.

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...

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...

Bass Line Challenge - Harriston Quadrille Band

The Harriston Quadrille Band (of my imagination) left us an excellent little conundrum between the pages of "Howe's Diamond School for The Violin". It's the bass part for a song you know. If you can figure out what it is, please, send us an e-mail and tel...

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