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Portrait of Len Davis, Young, New South Wales [picture]
Bib ID 1129328
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description 1985 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned ; 18.3 x 23.2 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Summary

"Performers on the saw, either with a hammer or a bow are now a rarity. Len Davis is the Yehudi Menhuin of the saw, and with Jean Goodridge, also of Young, on the piano, often accompanies singers at local concerts."--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-139558162

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Subjects Davis, Len, 1915- -- Portraits.  |  Musicians -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Musical saw.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales.  |  Picture -- Photographs -- NLA exhibition 1989-1990.

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