Item Type: Photograph - Tommy Williams
Full Description: One of a series of large black and white photographs of Tommy Williams, taken in the mid-1970s by Les Davies in Tommy's top floor attic workshop at 74 Tennyson Street, Battersea. Tommy Williams was a Lachenal craftsman/tuner in the 1920s, and was interviewed and recorded for a Free Reed label LP by Neil Wayne and Nic Kinsey in 1975; those recordings are now available on the Free Reed CD "Masters of the Concertina" FRRR 12, available at www.free-reed.co.uk/frrr12 . The images show Tommy playing, smoking his pipe, tuning reeds and seated amid the rather chaotic workshop room. This one features Tommy on the stairs up to his garret.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 126.96.36.199-015
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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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