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Band in front of Opera House



Band in front of Opera House
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Title: Band in front of Opera House
Description: Brass band with eight musicians posed standing on the street in front of the Opera House. At the far right is Carl Pope. Signs advertise "John T. Hinds in Ireland As Tt Was." Two men stand in the open doorway of the Opera House entrance, and two boys stand on the sidewalk.

Image ID: 94267
Creator
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles
City, State: Black River Falls, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 1940*
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.
Subjects: Performing arts
Cities and towns
Musical instruments
Stairs
Operas & operettas
Hats
Uniforms
Theaters
Bands (Music)
Children
Suits (Clothing)
Doors
Signs and signboards
Moustache
Lampposts
Facades
Sidewalks
Coats
 

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