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Photograph (5''x7'') of David Wallis Reeves conducting a band, possibly the Gilmore Band, circa 1892-1893

1892-19835 x 7 inPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:After Gilmore's death, David Wallis Reeves (1838-1900), attempted to continue the band under Gilmore's name. While Reeves was, by all accounts, a fine musician, the competition from the newly formed Sousa Band proved to be too much for the ensemble, and it soon failed. Photograph copied from the original at Providence Public Library.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Temporal subject: 1891-1900
Topical subjects: Reeves, David Wallis, 1838-1900
Genre:Photographs
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 4
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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