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Portrait of Jack Confoy, Coolamon, New South Wales [picture]
Bib ID 2675602
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description 1989 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned ; 18.7 x 23.8 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Biography/History

"Jack Confoy of Coolamon, twin brother of Harry, joined the Air Force in W.W.2 and sings a number of parodies he picked up during the war. When visited by John Meredith and Rob Willis in 1989, Jack was confined to his bed with bronchitis, but nevertheless managed to provide a good recording session, singing from the pillow, with the recorder balanced on a commode!"

Notes

Title from label on back of print.

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-139574716

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Subjects Confoy, Jack -- Portraits.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales.  |  Picture -- Photographs -- NLA exhibition 1989-1990.

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