Charles Thompson of South Berwick, ca. 1850

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In mid-19th century Maine, music flourished through the efforts of individual musicians and local musical groups, especially bands. Here, Thompson proudly displayed his over-the-shoulder soprano horn, a band instrument of the period.

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  • Title: Charles Thompson of South Berwick, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: South Berwick, York County, ME
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 1/2
  • Collection: Early photography collection
  • Object Type: Image

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