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[Portrait of Jack Cawthorne, Braidwood] [picture] / [John Meredith]
Bib ID 1825856
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description [1988] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned : image 23.5 x 18.6 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Summary

"Born in 1906, Jack Cawthorne plays the old instrument known as a 'strohviol', a sort of fiddle fitted with a diaphram that conducts the sound into a saxophone-like horn. The 'stroh' instruments came in several sizes from violin to 'cello."--Typed on card enclosed with print.

Notes

This photograph was taken as part of John Meredith's "Real Folk" Australian folklore recording project.

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Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139563863

Subjects Cawthorne, Jack -- Portraits.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Braidwood -- Portraits.  |  Bowed stringed instruments -- Photographs.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales.

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