Sepia Saturday

Sepia Saturday Header 495 (9 Nov 2019) International Nevelty Orchestra

What a great prompt this week!

I went in search of lively orchestra photos. Here’s what I found in Flickr Commons.

Murray Family Orchestra

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Missouri State Archives, 1925

Pic-nic Orchestra

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National Library of Medicine, 1805 – Artist James Gillray

Chanute Ladies’ Cornet Band

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Russian Orchestra

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National Library of Australia, 1936

I wonder whether these folks were Russians living in Australia or were visiting Australia from Russia. There wasn’t much information.

Synco Novelty Orchestra

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Springfield, Ohio, 1921

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8 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday

  1. All really interesting images of bands from different decades. Family bands like the Murrays from Missouri fascinate me because they demonstrate how music was once a common and strong influence in a family’s cultural life.

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