A scrapbook of press cuttings from British and continental European newspapers documenting performances by the Distin family of brasswind players, from March 1844 to February 1849. Inscribed in black ink inside the back cover is ‘Mr Distin/London 1831’ (probably John Henry Distin [1793-1863] the founder of the Distin dynasty of brasswind players and makers). The second illustration of the Distin family in the book is based on the well-known lithograph by Charles Baugniet (1814-86). The ends of cardboard, covered with leather stamped with a design of foliage.
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Black and white negative of people herding cattle in the forest near a palm hut
35mm slide: Water wheel (out of order as number not visible – looks like a duplicate)
Black and white negative of somewhat ornate religious building in the middle of other buildings
April 9th. Wanzi village. Village women.
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