Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, ca. 1890

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Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, ca. 1890

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Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, circa 1890. The band is in the uniforms bought in 1885 for a trip to Quebec where it won first prize in a festival competition by marching up three flights of stairs to the convention hall without a break in the music or their marching cadence. Note the old-time policeman uniform and helmet. The officer was Charles T. Charland. This picture was taken on Adams Street, in front of Adams House. Band members are: J. Gregoire, Remi Gagnon, Hector Picher, Jacob Cartier, Louis Lamarre, John Tousignant, Eddie Lane, Henry Cantara, Arsene Perreault, Alderic Martin, Leverriere, Dube, Crochiere, Zoel Cartier, Joseph Dupere.

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  • Title: Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Adams Street
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10.3 cm x 14.1 cm
  • Local Code: 0585
  • Collection: General Photograph Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181

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