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
Missouri State Archives, 1925
National Library of Medicine, 1805 – Artist James Gillray
Chanute Ladies’ Cornet Band
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
Springfield, Ohio, 1921
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This week’s prompt sent me searching for people, particularly young people, playing stringed instruments. Here’s what I found.
State Library of Queensland, 1905
The exposure of this photo of a boy playing the violin gives it an ethereal feeling.
State Library of NSW, circa 1910
Henry Morton Nazareto Orchestra
National Archives U.K. 1948
In the Cayman Islands
Harpist at the Turkish Embassy
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