Fi. Musician? (LOC)

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    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Fi. Musician?

    [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

    1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

    Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
    Photo shows a street musician playing a hurdy-gurdy. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    Format: Glass negatives.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

    General information about the Bain Collection is available at

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2778-14

    ojisancpw, tonyboner, Aaron-Heinrich, and 15 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. odette_the_swan 69 months ago | reply

      he's playing a hurdy gurdy.

    2. Samm Bennett 64 months ago | reply

      Indeed he is. And that's quite a look in his eye!

    3. Ryan (LOC P&P) 64 months ago | reply

      Thanks you two! It's a great photo of the instrument with its beautiful carved peghead. I have no idea what Bain was going for with the "Fi." part of the title, but we could certainly enhance the title, or add a note to the record for this image next time we update it.

    4. celt_rock 60 months ago | reply

      vielle à rue

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