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Portrait of Fred Richards, Wingham, New South Wales [picture]
Bib ID 2698483
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description 1985 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned ; 23.8 x 17.7 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Summary

"A story spinner and an inveterate leg-puller, old Fred only left off playing his whopping accordion long enough to spin a yarn that left his audience gasping for breath before rattling off yet another old dance tune."--Typed on card enclosed with print.

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-139559110

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Subjects Richards, Fred, 1896- -- Portraits.  |  Musicians -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Accordionists -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Storytellers -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales.  |  Picture -- Photographs -- NLA exhibition 1989-1990.

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