Broadside advertisement for a concert of blind Canadian musicians, "Grand Concert, Consisting of Vocal and Instrumental Music Given by Taylor & Leedham [canceled in autograph ink to Chisholm], formerly Pupils of the Blind Insitution, at Halifax . . . Approved of by C. F. Fraser, Superintendent of Blind Institution, Halifax." Blind.

Broadside advertisement for a concert of blind Canadian musicians, "Grand Concert, Consisting of Vocal and Instrumental Music Given by Taylor & Leedham [canceled in autograph ink to Chisholm], formerly Pupils of the Blind Insitution, at Halifax . . . Approved of by C. F. Fraser, Superintendent of Blind Institution, Halifax."

[N. p. but Halifax? n. p., ca. 1875-1885]. Broadside, approx. 13-1/2 x 5 inches. Some old creasing and light browing and soiling; in very good condition. Item #13786

Sir Charles Frederick Fraser (1850-1925) was a Perkins Institute-trained Nova Scotia native who led the Halifax Asylum for the blind from 1873 until 1923; his institution taught among other trades musical performance. This promotional broadside slip lists the songs on the program and bears an autograph note that the concert will include "also 2 females."

Price: $65.00

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