Item 1 - The Gretna Orchestra

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CA MHSS 3.123-1


The Gretna Orchestra


  • 1901 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm

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Six well-dressed men with musical instruments (guitar, banjo, string bass, violin, clarinet, cello). Top left: Peter R. Abrams (later the store owner in Osler, Saskatchewan). Inscription on back: "Zum Weihnachtsgeschenk fuer Gerhard Rempel von Peter R. Abrams. 1901." (trans. Given as a Christmas gift to Gerhard Rempel from Peter R. Abram...)

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 2.2
Resolution: 1188x1860

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