Photographs, vintage postcards and other ephemera

Monday, 20 July 2015


Cabinet card with blank reverse; no photographer's details.

1 comment:

Mike Brubaker said...

A fine portrait. His hat badge marks him as a military bandsman, I think. His instrument is unusual as it is a bass trombone and not the smaller tenor which is the most common trombone. His right hand holds an extension rod not used on the tenor, that allows the arm to push the slide to its full length on the bass trombone for the lowest pitches. I've very rarely seen one and never in a solo portrai