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Portrait (chest 15''x20'') of Patrick Gilmore in uniform of 22nd Regiment Band, with one medal on chest, no photographer or date

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Summary:While Patrick S. Gilmore (1829-1892) was born in Ireland, he spent most of his career in the United States, where he was attached to several bands. In 1858 he established his own ensemble, Gilmore's Band, which served during the Civil War as the band for the 24th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. In 1873, Gilmore left Boston to accept a position as director of the 22nd Regiment of New York Band, which served as one of the most famous American professional bands until Gilmore's death. We see Gilmore in his 22nd Regiment uniform in this photograph.
Century:1801-1900
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Topical subjects: Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
American Bandmasters Association
Genre:Portrait photographs
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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