Chandler's Band, Portland, 1898

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Chandler's Band, Portland, 1898

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Chandler's Band of Portland in 1898. The director is Philip Robinson.

The members pictured are front row, from left, John Melia, flute and piccolo; Clarence Merriman, oboe; clarinets, David Willard, John Leighton, Charles Hurd, A.W. Whittier, and Horace E. Mills.

Second row, from left, are Edward Webb, baritone; cornets Fred Chipman, Ira W. Davis, Howard Babb, Charles Brooks, and Edward Blanchard.

Third row, from left, are B flat basses, Harry Green, Samuel Guimond, and Woodbury Harrington; horns, A.W. Cole, James Bain, and Charles Richards; trombones F. O. Welcome, Nathaniel Blanchard, and Bernard Greely; Fred Bradford, bass drum; and George Felt and Edward Beals, tenor drums.

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About This Item

  • Title: Chandler's Band, Portland, 1898
  • Creation Date: 1898
  • Subject Date: 1898
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. S-765, 28/17
  • Collection: Early Cape Elizabeth bands
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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