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Cabinet card of man with a Banjo c. 1880

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    Posted 7 years ago

    scottvez
    (856 items)

    This cabinet card photograph features a man with his banjo and family.

    The cabinet card is unmarked, but is typical of the 1880s.

    Apparently the man was very fond of his banjo and felt the need to include it in this family photograph.

    Reproduction of this image in any form is not authorized.

    Scott

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    1. solver solver, 7 years ago
      Scott,
      Looking at the distance he is standing from his family, your observation is spot on. It appears he was more "attached" to that banjo than his family. ;-)
      solver
    2. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks solver and walksoftly.
    3. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks hotkitties and Argentina-- take a look at my other banjo images when you get a chance.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      I have a few other early "banjo" images on Collectors Weekly.

      Scott
    5. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 7 years ago
      Scott, I love all of your recent photo postings, especially the ones with bangos.
      Marcobabe
    6. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks Marcobabe-- let me know if there are other photo subjects you'd like to see!

      Scott
    7. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Thanks Mrj303.
    8. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
      Recently acquired image of the same man at a younger age:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/97613-cabinet-card-of-man-with-family-and-his#comment-386189

      scott
    9. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
      Thanks musik.

      scott
    10. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
      He is probably the uncle of my third cousin, twice removed on my aunt' side, who changed his last name.
    11. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
      Thanks for looking amber.

      scott
    12. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
      Thanks rob.

      scott

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