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Collodin Print Real Photographic Postcard Circa 1920 of Musican with Banjo Uke With Shop's Stamp

A great photographic postcard, used for advertising.
Image on the front with stamped name of studio and address.

Baltimore Photograph of African American Musician playing a Banjo Ukulele, circa 1920's. Baltimore Photographer stamp on the back. Drechslers Photo & Music Shop 588 North Gay Street in Baltimore. Please see the images for more details.

Originally the 588 North Gay Street was a Photographer named, John A. Plumley Studio. Later Caspar Drechsler owned a Print Studio until his Death in 1933

Size: 3 1/4 x 5
Condition: Image is crisp with slight fade at the top of the image. The back shows signs of were the photo was mounted in a album with glue and paper remains. Please see images for details

Banjo Uke and or Banjo Ukulele: "The instrument achieved its greatest popularity in the 1920s and '30s, and combines the small scale, tuning, and playing style of a ukulele with the construction and distinctive tone of a banjo, hence the name. Its development was pushed by the need for vaudeville performers to have an instrument that played with the ease of the ukulele, but with more volume."

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