Item Type: Postcard -
Full Description: British postcard of ‘Joe Blackburn, the Blind Musician, and Wife’. Hand-coloured photo of the couple, he playing an Anglo concertina and wearing a ‘blind’ collecting box. Divided rear, stamped “R & N Series”. See Museum postcard entries for “George Young, Blind Musician” (18.104.22.168-008 to -012), and see Museum Item No: NC.22.214.171.124-013 onwards (http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC3010306-013.htm) for the archives of E Douglas, blind concertina player of Gateshead.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 126.96.36.199-003
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