Item Type: Post Card - Bands - Premier English Concertina Band
Full Description: A sepia photographic post card of the "Premier English Concertina Band", the sixteen band members in smart uniforms (the conductor in evening dress, the three ladies in long dresses. Their instruments all appear to be of Lachenal manufacture, with at least four large bass instruments. On the other images of the Premier Band in the Collection, Item NC.220.127.116.11-012 is an earlier line-up, with many basses, plus drums and a concert Harp; Item NC.18.104.22.168-002 features the same players as NC.22.214.171.124-012 , but the card bears a "Lachenal & Co" promotional address beneath the image. NC.126.96.36.199-008 also has this promo feature.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 188.8.131.52-015
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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